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Carotid Colour Doppler

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Carotid colour doppler test is a non-invasive, painless imaging test that is used to examine the carotid located in the neck. It uses sound waves to detect narrowing of arteries or potential blockages caused by plaque build-up in the arteries because of coronary artery disease. It helps doctor determine if you are at risk of stroke problem.

Why is Carotid Colour Doppler Test performed?

There are variety of reasons, doctor recommend Carotid colour doppler test.

  • If you have an increased risk of having a stroke. 
  • If you have a blockage due to plaque, a blood clot etc.
  • If your carotid artery is narrowing.
  • If you have abnormal sound in artery
  • If you had history a TIA

How is Carotid Colour Doppler Test performed?

>>Radiologist will explain the procedure of Carotid colour doppler test

How to prepare for Carotid Colour Doppler Test?

  • Remove obstructions such as clothes, jewellery, metallic objects etc.
  • Stop smoking on the day of test.
  • Stop using the product having caffeine on the day of test.

After care

No special care is required. You can resume your daily activities after the completion of the test.

Cost of Carotid Colour Doppler Test

The cost of carotid colour doppler test in Delhi starts from INR 1500 but it may vary depending on the diagnostic centre.

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Test Type Carotid Colour Doppler

Carotid Colour Doppler (Colour Doppler)


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Test Price ₹ 1500 ₹ 3000
Frequently Asked Questions

Carotid doppler scan is known by various names such as:

  • Carotid color doppler ultrasound
  • Color doppler scan for carotid vessels
  • Carotid CD scan
  • Carotid doppler USG
  • Carotid color doppler test.

Fasting is not required for carotid doppler scan. You can take your usual meals and medications before undergoing Carotid doppler ultrasound.

Yes, you can drink water before this scan.

Carotid doppler scan is a painless, rapid, non-invasive and safe technique that is used for the evaluation of various pathological conditions affecting the Carotid vessels. It has become one of the most popular imaging tools for identification and assessment of many clinical and sub-clinical disorders affecting the carotid vessels and the pathologies of vascular origin especially stenosis, aneurysms and stroke.

Carotid color doppler ultrasound is a safe procedure with no side effects as it utilizes sound waves and a computer to provide anatomical details as well as details of blood flow through the carotid vessels. It doesn’t utilize ionizing radiations, and thus considered to be safe.

There are several advantages of Color doppler Ultrasonography/USG carotid vessels such as: 

  • More detailed visualization of carotid vessels.
  • Provide real-time speed and direction of blood flow, flow turbulence as well as patency of carotid blood vessels.
  • Rapid technique. 
  • Non-invasive and almost painless.
  • Affordable and cheap as compared to other techniques such as CT scan or MRI scan.
  • Doesn’t utilize ionizing radiations.
  • No need for intravenous/oral contrast agents which are usually used in the other imaging tools.
  • Help in the evaluation of blood flow through carotid vessels, Plaque deposition in carotid arteries, Blot clot or thrombosis, Stenosis of carotid arteries, Vascular malformation, Compression of carotid vessels, Atherosclerosis, Plaque deposition in carotid arteries, Traumatic damage to carotid vessels, Birth defects in carotid vessels, Tumours affecting neck region, Carotid body tumours, Arterio-venous fistula, Aneurysms, Evaluation of causes of Stroke, TIA (transient ischemic attack).

Carotid doppler ultrasound usually takes about 15-30 minutes for detailed evaluation. However, it may last longer depending upon the severity of condition and the associated co-morbid conditions.

Availability of Carotid doppler USG report varies from centre to centre. Ganesh Diagnostic centre provide reports on the same day.

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