Carotid Doppler Ultrasound in Dallas, Tx
Carotid Doppler ultrasound is a diagnostic test that uses sound waves to create real-time images of the inside of the carotid arteries. The carotid arteries are the blood vessels that carry blood from the heart to the brain. The test is used to check for blockages in these arteries that could lead to a stroke. Doppler ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure that is generally well-tolerated by patients. There is no radiation exposure associated with this test.