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Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

$3,350.00 Regular Price
$2,500.00Sale Price

Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

 

The carotid arteries, located in the neck, are vital for supplying blood to the brain. Carotid Doppler ultrasound allows doctors to evaluate blood circulation and detect any irregularities in these arteries.

 

What is Doppler Ultrasound?

 

Doppler ultrasound uses sound waves to obtain images of blood vessels and measure the speed and direction of blood flow. It is an essential tool to detect blockages, narrowings or any other vascular abnormality.

 

Applications of Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

 

This study is crucial for:

 

  • Detect carotid stenosis: A narrowing of the carotid arteries that can increase the risk of stroke.
  • Identify atherosclerotic plaques: Fat deposits that can block blood flow.
  • Assess stroke risk: By observing the circulation and possible blockages in the arteries that feed the brain.
  • Monitor patients with a history of cardiovascular diseases.

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Benefits of Carotid Doppler Ultrasound

 

  • Non-invasive: No incisions or surgical procedures are required.
  • No radiation: Unlike other imaging techniques, ultrasound does not use ionizing radiation.
  • Accurate and reliable: It can detect even small abnormalities in blood flow.
  • Accessible and economical: Compared to other imaging modalities.

 

Conclusion

 

Carotid Doppler ultrasound is a vital method in the prevention and diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases. Its ability to visualize the carotid arteries in detail and evaluate blood flow to the brain makes it an indispensable tool for health professionals.

 

Requirements: By appointment | Hygiene in the area.

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