A Carotid Doppler Ultrasound, sometimes called a Carotid Ultrasound, examines the blood flow in the main arteries of the neck, which transport blood and oxygen to the brain.
Several Common Indications for the Exam:
- Transient Ischemic Attacks (TIA or “mini-stroke”)
- Numbness/Weakness in arm or face
- Neck Bruit (heard with a stethoscope)
- Dizziness/loss of balance
- Visual disturbance in one eye
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