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Carotid Ultrasound

Carotid Ultrasound  

Technique:

Ultrasound imaging of the carotid arteries, located on the right and left side of your neck.


Purpose:

To detect the presence of plaque that may lead to stroke.  If severe blockage is present, then either carotid stenting or surgery may be performed to change the natural history of this disease.  That is, the risk of stroke may be dramatically reduced.

Preparation:    

Please wear loose fitting, open-necked shirt or blouse and refrain from wearing neck jewelry.

Involvement:

30-45 minutes

Facility:          

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Leonard J.Scuderi, M.D., F.A.C.C.
Cardiologist and Cardiovascular Disease Specialist
CardioFit Medical Group, Inc.
23456 Hawthorne Blvd, Suite 250
Torrance, CA   90505
Phone 310-791-5577
Fax 310-791-
5575