This is an ultrasonic method for the visualization of the main blood vessels of the legs. The method is a painless, non-invasive diagnostic method which measures blood flow through the blood vessels of the legs. It can detect narrowing or widening (aneurysm). It reveals deposits or plaque that narrow blood vessels, thrombosis (partial or complete clogging of an artery or vein by a blood clot), varicose veins, and the degree of widening.
Doppler Ultrasound of Lower Extremities is recommended to patients who had thrombosis, thrombophilia (genetic predisposition for thrombosis) as well as people whose close relative had deep vein thrombosis, who have cold or tingling sensation in the legs, feel pain when walking – reduced blood circulation, or swellings or redness of skin on the legs accompanied by pain.
To schedule an appointment contact the Marketing Department (+381 18 502 211, email@example.com). If the patient is already at the institute for treatment and rehabilitation, he/her will have a test scheduled by one of the medical staff.
Bring the following items to the appointment:
- A valid identification(passport, ID);
- Previous medical documentation
- The medications the patient takes as his/hers current therapy and the documentation
- Form INO-1 (foreign citizens who reside temporarily in Serbia)
The diagnostic method is charged according to the valid price list of the Institute.
Please turn off your phones before the test.
The test is done in a lying position with the patient stripped to the waist. Water gel is applied to the ultrasound probe. The test is painless and harmless to people. It demands a lot of patience from both doctors and patients. The test last 30 minutes.
The test lasts 30 minutes in average.
The findings are issued immediately after the test.
Information: +381 18 502260 ( diagnostics front desk)