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Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb

Overview Brief

The Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test is done to generate a picture of your blood flow.

What is Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb?

The Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb is most commonly used to search for blood clots. Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb can evaluate the movement of blood through the veins to your arms. It can spot abnormal flow in the artery or the blood vessels. So, it is better to take the Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test, to find a solution.

How is Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb performed?

The Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test is done in the radiology or ultrasound department. It is performed in the following ways:-

  • You will be given a hospital gown to change into and will have to lie on an examination table.
  • Gel will be applied to the area and a transducer will be pressed on the skin to record images.

The Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test will take approximately 30 to 60 minutes.

Side effects/risks after Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb

There are no side effects or risks after a Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test.

Preparation before Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb

  • Arrive 15 minutes before the Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb
  • Do not smoke at least a few hours before the Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test, as the smoke will narrow the blood vessels and affect your test results.

Post-care after Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb

There is no radiation used in this test and it is non-invasive and painless, hence after the Venous Doppler Left Upper Limb test, there is no special post care measures or precautions that need to be taken. You can resume back to your daily activities immediately.

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