Phoenix Ultrasound offers an Arterial Doppler (Duplex), Carotid Artery and Abdominal Aorta ultrasound scan to male and female patients over 18 years old.
A Doppler ultrasound scan is a real-time image of blood flowing through your blood vessels.
Arterial Doppler Ultrasound can help us diagnose Various conditions in your Arteries such as Narrowing, Blockages (Stenosis), Reduction of the blood flow, and Poor blood circulation or Bulging.
The aneurysm is a bulging or swelling in the abdominal aorta, the main blood vessel that brings blood from the heart to the tummy and lower part of the body. Severely dilated vessels (more than 5 cm) or aneurysms are fatal and can cause sudden death if they burst.
If you have any of the following risk factors, we recommend you to have a carotid ultrasound scan:
A Full Vascular Doppler Scan is a non-invasive imaging technique that uses ultrasound to assess blood flow in arteries and veins throughout the body. This comprehensive package involves examining various vascular areas, including the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta, superficial and deep veins and arteries of pelvis and lower limbs.
Your healthcare provider may recommend this scan to assess blood circulation, detect blockages, identify potential blood clots, and evaluate the overall health of your vascular system. It is commonly used in the diagnosis and monitoring of conditions such as carotid artery stenosis or occlusions, abdominal aortic stenosis, peripheral artery disease (PAD) and deep vein thrombosis (DVT).
To book the Full Vascular Doppler Scan Package, please contact our scheduling hotline at 08000485738. Our dedicated staff will assist you in securing an appointment at your convenience.
The Full Vascular Doppler Scan Package typically includes a thorough examination of the carotid arteries, abdominal aorta, peripheral arteries in the legs, and peripheral veins. The package aims to provide a comprehensive assessment of your vascular health.
Preparation instructions may vary, but generally, you may be asked to wear comfortable clothing and avoid applying lotions or oils to the areas being examined. Specific instructions will be provided when you schedule your appointment.
The duration of the scan can vary based on the areas being examined, but on average, the Full Vascular Doppler Scan Package may take approximately 40-60 minutes.
This procedure is generally considered safe and non-invasive, with minimal risks. The ultrasound technology used does not involve radiation exposure. It is important to inform the healthcare provider of any allergies or medical conditions before the scan.
The results of the Full Vascular Doppler Scan will be interpreted by a qualified ultrasound specialist.
Yes, you are welcome to bring a friend or family member to accompany you during the Full Vascular Doppler Scan. However, due to the nature of the procedure, they may be asked to wait in a designated area during the examination.
If you have any questions or encounter issues while booking your appointment or undergoing the Full Vascular Doppler Scan, please contact our customer service hotline at 08000485738 . Our team is here to assist you and ensure a positive experience.
Following the private ultrasound scan in phoenix ultrasound clinic, you can expect to receive your results within 24 hours. Subsequently, you can efficiently share these results with your General Practitioner (GP) or NHS healthcare team. This streamlined process facilitates the continuation of ongoing treatments or the initiation of new ones.
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