Vascular ultrasound combines traditional ultrasound with Doppler Ultrasonography. Regular ultrasound uses sound waves that bounce off blood vessels to create pictures. Doppler Ultrasound records sound waves reflecting off moving objects, such as blood, to measure their speed and other aspects of how they flow.
In most ultrasound examinations, a hand-held transducer is placed on the patient’s skin, displaying a two-dimensional image on a video screen. They are performed by registered sonographers with special training and interpreted by board certified radiologists.
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