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More About Our Services

At Coast Cardiovascular Consultants we provide comprehensive, invasive and non-invasive testing for vascular disease. This vascular testing is used to provide early detection and treatment of life-threatening vascular diseases such as arterial occlusive disease, stroke and deep vein thrombosis.

TYPES OF TESTING

Carotid Duplex Imaging
This type of ultrasound visualizes the carotid arteries and blood flow velocities. This test is used in diagnosis of carotid artery disease that can lead to strokes.

Venous Duplex Imaging
This type of imaging is utilized in diagnosis of diseases within the venous system, an example being Deep Vein Thrombosis.

Nuclear Imaging
We have many procedures covered by Nuclear Imaging. They are Thyroid/Parathyroid Imaging, Gastrointestinal Imaging, Skeletal Imaging, Pulmonary Imaging, Renal Imaging, Strontium Therapies and a full Range of Cardiovascular Imaging Echocardiography This service provides complete evaluation of the heart, valves, and cardiac function through the use of 2-D and M-mode imaging with Doppler and color-flow ultrasound.

Stress Echocardiography
This exam utilizes both ultrasound and EKG monitoring with exercise to evaluate the cardiac function during exercise and at rest. This test can evaluate if there is a lack of blood flow to the heart muscle during exercise.

Vascular Services
This service provides screening and assessment for peripheral vascular and cerebral vascular disease. We are able to screen and assess both for arterial and venous disease of the upper and lower extremities, including stroke screening.

Arterial Imaging
A complete ultrasound study of the upper and lower extremities to evaluate extensive arterial occlusive disease. We can also evaluate for aneurysm or pseudoaneurysm, and we can evaluate bypass grafts of the lower extremities.

Abdominal Aorta Imaging
This is an ultrasound study of the abdominal aorta to monitor aneurysm and aorta size. All tests are performed by a vascular technologist, with extensive specialized training on the latest equipment utilizing ultrasound technology.

Come visit one of the Coast Cardiovascular Consultants locations today, to experience the convenience and ease of the tests done at our modern in-house Vascular Laboratories.

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