By-Pass Graft and Stent Surveillance
  • The purpose of the exam is to evaluate blood flow, and to determine whether any narrowing or blockage exist.
  • The exam typically takes 30 to 60 minutes and no test preparation is needed.
  • Patients should wear loose fitting cloths, that allows access to the arms or legs
  • A water based ultrasonic gel is applied to the skin and the Technologist will use an Ultrasound Transducer to acquire images.