Non-invasive Vascular Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to display in real time, soft tissue structures in the body. It is a safe and useful tool to examine the arteries and veins.
Vascular ultrasound is painless and takes from 30 to 60 minutes for most examinations depending on what your physician has
The Non-Invasive Vascular Ultrasound Department is an Accredited Facility for Vascular Testing by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission.
Appointments and Referrals
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What to expect
Vascular ultrasound is painless and takes 30-60 minutes for most examinations depending on what your physician has requested. There are no specific preparation instructions for most of the Vascular Lab tests. The only exclusions are doppler renal artery and/or vein scans, which require you not to eat or drink for 5 hours prior to the exam.