Arterial Embolism tests
Arterial Embolism

Tests could include:

  • An arteriogram allows your doctor to observe the flow of blood through your arteries and see any blockages. Find out what to expect.
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  • During an extremity arteriography, your doctor injects dye into an artery in your hand, arm, leg, or foot. They then take an X-ray.
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  • A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scan is a noninvasive test that uses magnets and radio waves to create images of the inside of your body. It allows doctors to see details of your organs and tissues without having to make any incisions. Accordin...
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  • Magnetic resonance angiography allows your doctor to view the condition of your blood vessels. Learn more about when it's used.
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  • Limb plethysmography is a test that is typically performed if a doctor suspects blockage or narrowing in your blood vessels. A different test, called an arteriography, is more accurate for this purpose. However, a limb plethysmography has several ...
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  • Plethysmography measure changes in volume in different parts of your body. Learn more about how it works and why it's used.
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  • An echocardiogram test uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart. It's used to monitor your heart function. Learn more about what to expect.
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  • Your doctor may order an ultrasound if you're experiencing pain, swelling, or other symptoms that require an internal view of your organs. Learn more.
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  • A CT scan is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of the body. Learn why a CT scan is performed and what to expect during a CT scan.
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  • A factor VIII assay test determines if your body produces enough factor VIII. Your body needs it in order to form blood clots.
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