Treatments

Carotid, Vertebral, and Subclavian Artery Doppler

This study determines accurate localization of disease in the extracranial carotid, vertebral and subclavian arteries, and classification of the extent of blockage and reduction of blood flow to the brain and upper extremities.

Indications

  • Stroke
  • Mini-stroke
  • Bruit
  • Dizziness
  • Headaches
  • Vertigo
  • Loss of coordination
  • Screening candidates for cardiac or vascular surgery
  • Visual disturbances
  • Pulsatile mass in the neck area
  • Subclavian steal due to asymmetrical brachial pressures

Preparation

None