Venous Insufficiency Evaluation

  • The purpose of the exam is to evaluate the valves of the deep, and superficial veins of the legs.
  • The exam typically takes 45 to 60 minutes and no test preparation is needed.
  • The exam is performed with the patient in a reverse Tredelenberg or a standing position.
  • Patients should wear loose fitting cloths, that allows access to the legs.
  • A water based ultrasonic gel is applied to the skin and the Technologist will use an Ultrasound Transducer to acquire images.