Vascular ultrasound provides pictures of the body's veins and arteries. A Doppler ultrasound study is usually part of a vascular ultrasound examination. Doppler ultrasound is a special ultrasound technique that evaluates movement of materials in the body. It allows the doctor to see and evaluate blood flow through arteries and veins in the body.
Vascular ultrasound uses sound waves to evaluate the body's circulatory system and help identify blockages in the arteries and veins and detext blood clots. A Doppler ultrasound study - a technique that evaluates blood flow through a blood vessel is usually part of this exam.
Sonography is a helpful method of assessing the body's circulatory framework.
Vascular ultrasound is performed to: