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Colour Doppler

What is Colour Doppler?


Color Doppler is a particular ultrasound technique that estimates blood flow through a blood vessel, including the body’s principal arteries and veins in the abdomen, arms, legs, and neck. The test uses high-frequency sound waves to measure the amount of blood flowing through arteries and veins. It is a risk-free and pain-free procedure.

Pawar Multispecialty Hospital and Diagnostic Center has the most advance and state of the art infrastructure for Colour Doppler test in Dhankawadi Pune.

What is the purpose?

A Doppler ultrasound may aid diagnosis of:

  • Blood clots
  • Poorly operating valves in leg veins
  • Heart valve defects and congenital heart disease
  • Arterial occlusion
  • Decreased blood circulation into legs
  • Aneurysms
  • Narrowing of an artery in the neck

How to get prepare for the test?

The test requires fasting for 6 to 12 hours before the test. You will be able to drink only a small amount of water while taking medicines.

Procedure of Test

Before proceeding to the test, your doctor will ask you to lie on a table, i.e., on your back. Then the technician will apply gel to the area to be tested. The gel allows the sound waves to travel quickly and gives the better results. By using the microphone like the device, they send sound waves in your body. The computer captures these waves and converts them into image which you can see on the monitor. The test requires 30 to 60 minutes.

What happens after the test?

Generally, in the case of the color Doppler test, there are no specific instructions will be given to you. So you may resume your routine activities following this test.



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