Vascular Surgery

NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

Vascular Surgery

Non-Invasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratory

The Non-Invasive Peripheral Vascular Laboratory is under the direction of the Division of Vascular Surgery in the Department of Surgery and is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories. Examinations are performed by registered vascular technologists under the supervision of the medical director.

Examinations offered include:

  • abdominal duplex scanning – ultrasound of the abdomen to look for aneurysms
  • aortic ultrasound
  • carotid duplex scanning – ultrasound of the neck arteries to assess stroke risk
  • arterial Doppler examination – blood pressure measurements and ultrasound of the leg arteries to look for blockages
  • venous duplex scanning – ultrasound of the arms and legs to look for blood clots and to evaluate varicose veins
  • arteriovenous fistula/graft duplex
  • vein mapping for dialysis access and dialysis access scanning

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