Arteriosclerosis tests
Arteriosclerosis

Tests could include:

  • 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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  • 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...
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  • 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 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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  • 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.
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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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  • An echocardiogram test uses sound waves to produce live images of your heart. Your doctor uses this test to monitor how your heart is functioning.
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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 complete cholesterol test finds the amount of "good" and "bad" cholesterol and the level of triglycerides in your blood. Learn what the results mean.
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