Arterial Doppler (Duplex) Legs

Patient Information

Your doctor has ordered an Arterial Doppler exam of your legs. This is a noninvasive, ultrasound test. The sonographer will put a cool gel on your legs and pass a transducer (probe) along your legs to scan your arteries. This is to evaluate the blood flow in your arteries, to determine if there are any blockages caused by a plaque build up causing obstruction of the blood flow to your feet. You will also have blood pressures taken in your arms and legs. This is a painless procedure, and there is no preparation.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment. If you need to reschedule your appointment, or if you have any questions, please feel free to call our office.


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