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Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies

Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies is a topic covered in the Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests.

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General

Synonym/Acronym:
Doppler, arterial ultrasound, duplex scan.

Common Use:
To visualize and assess blood flow through the arteries of the upper and lower extremities toward diagnosing disorders such as occlusion and aneurysm and evaluate for the presence of plaque and stenosis. This procedure can also be used to assess the effectiveness of therapeutic interventions such as arterial graphs and blood flow to transplanted organs.

Area Of Application:
Arteries of the lower and upper extremities.

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Citation

Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425221/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Lower_and_Upper_Extremity_Studies.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425221/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Lower_and_Upper_Extremity_Studies. Accessed April 20, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425221/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Lower_and_Upper_Extremity_Studies
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Ultrasound, Arterial Doppler, Lower and Upper Extremity Studies [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 April 20]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425221/all/Ultrasound__Arterial_Doppler__Lower_and_Upper_Extremity_Studies.
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