Ultrasound is used to examine the lower extremity arteries to provide an overview of the location, extent and severity of vascular disease. The ultrasound evaluation can be performed from the abdominal aorta through the tibial vessels and extended into the foot in order to facilitate clinical management decisions.
-ABI with Stress
-Duplex Bilateral with ABI
A highly trained technician will use the probe to evaluate the arteries from your groin to your ankles at several different sites. You will be asked to change to a gown with the opening in the front and removing clothing from the waist down. The results of your test will be carefully reviewed and interpreted by the Cardiologist.
Preparing for the Test:
There is no need for any special preparation unless otherwise informed.