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Arteriosclerosis tests
Arteriosclerosis

Tests could include:

  • Magnetic resonance angiography allows your doctor to view the condition of your blood vessels. Learn more about when it's used.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Until recently, angiography was the best method for assessing blood vessel function. This procedure involves injecting a contrast agent into the blood and using an X-ray to determine if a blood vessel is working properly. Improvements in blood ves...
    Source:HLCMS
  • An arteriogram allows your doctor to observe the flow of blood through your arteries and see any blockages. Find out what to expect.
    Source:HLCMS
  • During an extremity arteriography, your doctor injects dye into an artery in your hand, arm, leg, or foot. They then take an X-ray.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A Doppler ultrasound exam measures blood flow through your arteries and veins. Find information on what to expect during the test and what the results mean.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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...
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • 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.
    Source:HLCMS
  • An electrocardiogram is a painless test that measures your heart's electrical activity. Your doctor may order this test if they think you have a heart problem.
    Source:HLCMS
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