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      Category : Health Centers > Cardiovascular (Circulatory System)

Blood Flow Studies

Alternate Names : Duplex Vascular Studies, Doppler Vascular Ultrasound

Blood Flow Studies | Preparation & Expectations | Results and Values

What do the test results mean?

Abnormalities in the pattern of blood flow can mean different things. Some common causes of abnormalities include:

  • blockage in the arteries, such as from cholesterol buildup
  • blood clots
  • poor circulation
  • blockage or blood clots in an artificial bypass graft

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    Blood Flow Studies: Preparation & Expectations


    Author: David T. Moran, MD
    Reviewer: Adam Brochert, MD
    Date Reviewed: 05/01/01

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