Aortic Iliac Duplex
The abdominal aorta is the largest artery in the abdomen that branches the iliac arteries in the lower abdomen that courses along the pelvis. The aorta also has branches that supply blood flow to major organs in the body. Abdominal aortic aneurysms (a bulge or enlargement of a weakened area in the artery) affect over 2.3 million Americans, but rarely produce symptoms until they rupture. If the aneurysm should rupture there is a 90% mortality rate, making aneurysms the 13th leading cause of death in this country. In addition, blockages in the aorta and iliac arteries may leave a patient with pain in the hip, buttocks or thigh muscles during exercise. An ultrasound study can detect these abnormalities.
Carotid Artery Duplex Ultrasound Scanning
Mesenteric Duplex Ultrasound Scanning
Hemodialysis Access Duplex Ultrasound Scanning
Arterial bypass/stint Placement Ultrasound Surveillance
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