Carotid Duplex Ultrasound

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Carotid Duplex Ultrasound

Paresis or paralysis is caused by clogged or ruptured blood vessels that nourish the brain. Causing limb weakness on one side of the body, some people may be able to walk, slurred speech, dizziness, double vision, or severe headache. If you have such symptoms, you should see a specialist and be diagnosed to receive fast and effective treatment, especially the elderly and patients with high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, smoking and cholesterol.


What are carotid duplex ultrasounds?

Carotid Duplex Ultrasounds are assessment of the large blood vessels in the neck. That nourishes the brain and supply the brain with blood and oxygen, this is done with high frequency sound waves, to check the blood flow to the brain and check the blood vessels if it has plaque or fat blocking the blood vessels , it also measures the size of such emboli. If it gets thicker may cause the blood vessels leading to the brain to narrow and completely blocks the blood flow.

This test can help assess patients with paralysis and help with diagnosis and monitor the condition of the blood vessels in the patient's brain while the patient is in the intensive care unit.


This test can help assess patients with paralysis and help with diagnosis and monitor the condition of the blood vessels in the patient's brain while the patient is in the intensive care unit.

  • Patients with paralysis to view carotid artery lesions and follow up periodically.
  • Patients who have had a transient ischemic stroke.
  • Patients Abnormal in the carotid artery in all cases with symptoms and no symptoms of cerebrovascular disease with local ischemia.
  • People who had surgery for other vascular diseases such as coronary artery surgery in patients with blocked coronary arteries, for evaluation before bringing the patient to surgery.
  • However, Carotid Duplex Ultrasounds are only preliminary. By the said examination Should be under the supervision of a specialist in neurology To give advice for further examination




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