Duplex Ultrasound Scan
Many patients attending Midland Vascular Centres will undergo a Duplex Ultrasound Scan.
For example, it is used to assess:
Duplex is completely safe and non-invasive investigation that is performed in the clinic room and does not involve exposure to any radiation (x-rays).
If they want to, patients can look at the screen while the scan is being performed and a 'running commentary' of what is being seen can be provided to increase patients' understanding.