What are Vascular Studies?
Vascular studies are a series of non-invasive tests used to evaluate the blood flow and circulation in your arteries and veins. These tests can help detect any blockages, narrowing, or other abnormalities in your blood vessels. Vascular studies are important for assessing your vascular health and diagnosing any conditions related to blood circulation.
A vascular study usually takes around 30 minutes to an hour, depending on the type of test being performed.
These studies are typically non-invasive and painless. However, some tests may require the use of a needle or pressure cuffs, which may cause slight discomfort.
The frequency of these studies depends on your individual health needs and medical history. Your doctor may recommend having a vascular study as part of routine screenings or if you have symptoms of a vascular condition.
These studies are generally safe and non-invasive. However, in rare cases, some tests may cause allergic reactions or complications if you have pre-existing medical conditions. Your doctor will discuss any potential risks with you before the test.
The results of a study may be available immediately, or they may take a few days to be processed and reviewed by your doctor. Your doctor will discuss the results with you during your appointment.