Arterial Embolism tests
Arterial Embolism

Tests could include:

  • An arteriography helps your doctor understand how your arteries are functioning and if there are any problems, such as blood clots, injured blood vessels, or an artery disease. "Arterio" refers to arteries, and "graphy" refers to the process of re...
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  • An arteriogram is a procedure that produces an image of your arteries. Your doctor will use dye (called "contrast material") and X-rays to observe the flow of blood through your arteries and observe any blockage. This procedure, also known as an a...
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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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  • If you or someone you love has suffered from a blood clot, stroke, heart disease, or similar health problem, your doctor may recommend a magnetic resonance angiography (MRA) exam. Similar to magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), an MRA is a test that ...
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  • Plethysmography measures changes in volume in different areas of your body. It involves blood pressure cuffs or other sensors that are attached to a machine called a plethysmograph. It is especially effective in detecting changes caused by blood f...
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  • An echocardiogram is a test that uses sound waves to produce live images of a heart, allowing a doctor to monitor how the heart and its valves are functioning. An echocardiogram, or "echo," can help spot blood clots, fluid in the sac around the he...
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  • An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. The technology is similar to that used by sonar and radar, which help the military detect planes and ships. An ultrasoun...
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  • A computerized tomography scan (CT or CAT scan) is a series of cross-sectional X-ray images of your body. CT scans are used to examine your bones and soft tissues for damage or abnormalities. Often, these images can be combined to create a 3D pict...
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  • A platelet aggregation test checks how well your platelets clump together. Platelets are types of blood cells. They help form blood clots by sticking together. A clot stops the bleeding when you have a wound. A platelet aggregation test requires a...
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  • Your doctor may recommend a factor VIII assay test to determine whether your body produces a healthy level of this particular coagulation factor. Your body needs factor VIII in order to form blood clots. Each time you bleed, it triggers a series o...
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