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Dr. Thomas Fiala
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Doppler Velocimetry (Overview)

Doppler Velocimetry is a test to see how blood moves through your and your baby's arteries and veins.


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Doppler velocimetry fetal umbilical artery, what is this?

Doppler velocimetry fetal umbilical artery, what is this?

Measuring blood: doppler readings measure the speed, and flow pattern of blood in the umbilical artery. The specific measurements and patterns are evaluated to see if they are within normal limits ...Read more

Dr. Thomas Fiala
6 doctors shared insights

Doppler Velocimetry (Overview)

Doppler Velocimetry is a test to see how blood moves through your and your baby's arteries and veins.


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What is a doppler test ?

What is a    doppler test ?

Ultrasound study: The use of the doppler effect is applied to obtain images of the body. A sound wave probe emits a high frequency signal which is then transmitted through coupling gel at the skin level into the body, and the sound waves return to the probe, are analyzed and portrayed as an image on a screen. This can be done in any part of the body, including blood vessels, soft tissue parts, and it is painless. ...Read more

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What is type 1 dd in a 2dechocardiogram and doppler?

Diastolic dysfunctio: Dd indicates diastolic dysfunction which means that the heart muscle has impaired relaxation- a stiffness- of the muscle. It is a common finding in those with hypertension and progresses from mild to severe. Grade 1 is mild. ...Read more

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How is doppler used to assess fetus?

How is doppler used to assess fetus?

Doppler: Doppler ultrasound is used to assess blood flow within the fetus and the placenta. The most common assessment is umbilical cord blood flow. Other uses include uterine artery blood flow, cardiac blood flow, and middle cerebral artery blood flow. ...Read more

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What is doppler echocardiography?

What is doppler echocardiography?

Ultrasound: Echocardiography refers to an ultrasound study of the heart and doppler generally tracks bloodflow. ...Read more

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What do the colors on a cardiac doppler mean?

What do the colors on a cardiac doppler mean?

Usually direction : Usually direction of blood flow, the colors are changeable and are set usually to indicate the direction of blood flow towards or away from the probe, typically red means towards and blue away from. Mixture of colors or color aliasing occurs where there is turbulent flow. ...Read more

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Do i need a cystoscope if i had a renal doppler done recently?

Need more info: Re-ask the question with more information and someone may be able to help you. What is your diagnosis, what are your symptoms, etc.? Of course, the dr. Following your case who ordered the doppler would know your situation best and be able to hopefully order the next test that you may need. God luck. ...Read more

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What is the difference between venous doppler reflux and venous doppler for clotting ?

What is the difference between venous doppler reflux and venous doppler for clotting ?

US and Doppler: Doppler ultrasound is used to determine if there is retrograde flow in valved vein segments, i.e. between the junction of a superficial vein and a deep vein,, 2) between valved segments within a deep vein (deep vein reflux), 3) between valved segments of superficial veins (segmental venous reflux). B mode US compression techniques look for dvt and distal augmentation to confirm flow upstream ...Read more

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Do most people have some evidence of arthersclerotic plaque even if very mild on a doppler exam?

Yes: Autopsy studies on us servicepersons killed in accidents revealed atherosclerosis in individuals as young at 18 years old. Atherosclerosis is very common, and given our obesity epidemic, is increasing in young persons. ...Read more

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I am 32 years old, i underwent penile doppler at one the diagnostic centre, should I be concerned?

I am 32 years old, i underwent penile doppler at one the diagnostic centre, should I be concerned?

Ask your Doc ...: Please ask your ordering doctor directly with the question you posted online. Known to you, I hoped, penile Doppler US is to detect the blood flow velocity through penile arteries as a part of studying ED for some selected men, not for every men with ED. So, ask your Doc for its finding and significance. Best wish ... ...Read more