Diagnostic Imaging Services

Vascular Access Centers

Vascular Medicine located in West Orange, NJ & Piscataway, NJ

Diagnostic imaging services are essential for discovering many serious health conditions, including blood vessel blockages that may lead to stroke. The skilled team at Vascular Access Center of West Orange and Piscataway use state-of-the-art ultrasound technology, including doppler blood flow evaluation. If you’re looking for high-quality diagnostic imaging services, call the West Orange or Piscataway, New Jersey, center or book online today.

Diagnostic Imaging Services Q & A

What are diagnostic imaging services?

Noninvasive diagnostic imaging services play a key role in identifying medical conditions that would be difficult to diagnose with an external physical exam.

Vascular Access Center of West Orange proudly offers top-of-the-line diagnostic services, such as ultrasound imaging, doppler blood flow evaluation, and physiologic testing.

As a proud member of the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission Vascular Testing program, Vascular Access Center of West Orange provides the highest standard of care for diagnostic vascular evaluations.

What is a vascular ultrasound?

Vascular ultrasound is a safe and painless procedure that uses sound waves to create an image of your circulatory system. This noninvasive test can provide valuable information about the condition of blood vessels in almost any part of your body, including the neck, abdomen, arms, and legs.

The team at Vascular Access Center of West Orange offer many types of vascular ultrasound tests, including:

  • Cerebrovascular ultrasound
  • Lower extremity arterial ultrasound
  • Intravascular ultrasound

What are diagnostic imaging tests used for?

The cutting-edge diagnostic imaging technology at Vascular Access Center of West Orange helps identify blockages in your veins and arteries and reveal areas of insufficient blood flow.

Information from these tests helps the doctors diagnose several vascular problems, such as:

  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Venous insufficiency
  • Stroke

They also use diagnostic imaging tests to evaluate varicose veins and detect any abnormalities in your blood vessels that may indicate disease.

What should I expect from an ultrasound procedure?

First, your doctor at Vascular Access Center of West Orange applies a thin layer of water-based gel to the skin at the area being tested. This gel helps the sound waves from the ultrasound probe, or transducer, move through your body.

As they pass the transducer over your skin, high-frequency sound waves bounce off your blood vessels and echo back to a computer. The computer uses those sound waves to create an image of the inside of your body.

They may also use doppler ultrasound, a specialized technique that shows blood flowing through your veins and arteries.

For the most advanced technology in noninvasive diagnostic imaging, call Vascular Access Center of West Orange or book an appointment online.

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