A vascular ultrasound is an effective way to detect potentially serious cardiovascular health problems before they become larger issues. Also, it can help your physician reach a proper diagnosis for your ailment. At Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound, Inc., we offer this valuable testing at our welcoming and friendly location in Orange, California. An order from your physician is necessary to schedule an appointment. Once you have an order for your vascular ultrasound, call the office or schedule a visit online using the online booking tool.
A vascular ultrasound is a simple, non-invasive imaging tool that uses sound waves, also known as sonography, that pass harmlessly through your body and bounce back to create an image.
It’s also worth noting that this technology doesn’t use any radiation, as is the case with X-ray imaging.
Unfortunately, numerous conditions or habits can compromise this system, making your veins and arteries work harder to deliver blood. It’s impossible to list all of the factors that put your blood vessels at risk, but here are some of the main culprits:
Vascular ultrasounds are an effective way to determine whether your blood vessels are under duress. This test provides vital information about the function of your veins and arteries and is a common test ordered by physicians.
There’s little you need to do to prepare for a vascular ultrasound. When you arrive, you will lie down on our exam table and your technician will run a transducer over the area of interest.
Once your test is over, your ultrasound technician sends the information to our radiologist for interpretation, and your results are sent to your ordering physician.
To schedule your vascular ultrasound, have your order from your physician ready and available and then call Orange Diagnostic Ultrasound, Inc., or use the online booking tool.