Arterial or Venous Leg Doppler Ultrasound

  1. This test will examine the either the veins or arteries in your legs using sound waves. There are no known health risks from using these sound waves to make images. The test normally takes from 30 minutes to 1 hour.
  2. You may take your medication as normal.
  3. An ultrasonographer will make a set of images for the Radiologist. A gel will be applied to your skin and the ultrasound transducer will be rubbed on your leg.