Diagnostic Tests and Surgical Procedures

Arterial Blood Flow Studies of the Legs (Segmental Doppler Pressures)

What is the test? People who have leg pain when exercising may need an evaluation to make sure they have normal blood flow through their leg arteries. Normally blood pressure is similar whether it is measured in the legs or in the arms. If blood pressure is lower in the legs, it usually means that cholesterol buildup inside the leg arteries is interfering with circulation. By taking accurate blood pressure measurements at different locations along…

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