This test uses sound waves to determine the presence of leaks in the valves of the veins of the affected leg(s) or arm(s). While you lie on a table, a technologist will scan your leg(s) or arm(s) with an ultrasound probe. They will press down with the ultrasound probe from time to time to determine presence or absence of blood clots before they proceed to the insufficiency portion of the exam. There is no prep for this exam. This study typically last approximately 1 hour per leg or arm.
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Venous Insufficiency Study