CAROTID ARTERY DUPLEX SCAN

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  • CAROTID ARTERY DUPLEX SCAN

    Carotid Artery Duplex Scan utilizes sound waves to image blood flow to your brain examining your carotid arteries for carotid artery stenosis (blockage or narrowing of the arteries supplying the brain).

    Prep:  No prep

    What to Expect:  You will be asked to lie on your back during this test and may be asked to change positions during the test. The sonographer will utilize a probe on your neck obtaining different views of your carotid arteries. This test will complete in 30 to 45 minutes. You may resume your normal activities following the test.