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What are the tests for arteriosclerosis of extremities?

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Dr. Mark Rasak
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Usually start with..

Dopplers of the lower or upper extremities.
Its easy and inexpensive. If this is abnormal then i usually proceed to a cat scan with contrast to define the anatomy.With this information i decide if a catheter and a stent or angioplasty vs a surgical bypass is needed..

In brief: Usually start with..

Dopplers of the lower or upper extremities.
Its easy and inexpensive. If this is abnormal then i usually proceed to a cat scan with contrast to define the anatomy.With this information i decide if a catheter and a stent or angioplasty vs a surgical bypass is needed..
Dr. Mark Rasak
Dr. Mark Rasak
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