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Colour-Duplex Sonography Abroad

A list of leading international hospitals performing Colour-Duplex Sonography to foreign patients.

Medipol Mega University Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Medipol Mega Hospital Complex is a modern medical facility with four specialist hospitals and an extensive selection of high caliber medical devices available for use. The hospital provides treatments in a wide variety of medical fields in its 470 bed facility.

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Prof. Dr. Mehmet Muhsin Türkmen

Cardiology Specialist

Prof. Dr. Volkan Tuzcu

Pediatric Cardiology Specialist

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Vithas Xanit International Hospital

Xanit Hospital Internacional is a modern private hospital located in the suburbs of Malaga, Spain. The hospital is modern (opened in 2005), and the staff include over 200 specialists in all medical specialties.

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HM Hospitales

HM Hospitales is a hospital group with six private hospitals in Madrid: three general hospitals, a cardiovascular hospital, an oncological center and a women's health hospital.

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Grupo Hospitalario Quirón

Quirón has an internationally prestigious medical staff, the largest in the sector, and is also the principal hospital network in terms of patient numbers and care facility area. The group administers 38 healthcare centers, more than 2,864 hospital beds and 7,500 associate doctors.

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Hospital Clínic Costa Brava

Hospital Clínic Costa Brava is a modern medical facility with over 250 medical specialists, offering medical, surgical, aesthetic, cosmetic and rehabilitation treatments in the relaxing tourism town of Palamos, Costa Brava.

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130 US$

Hospital Ruber Internacional

The Ruber International Hospital is designed as a "whole hospital". thus achieving maximum efficiency in the organization and development of the various medical, welfare, educational and research activities.

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Hospitales San Roque

Hospitales San Roque has been consolidated over time in the health sector, with a strong bet for the future with the increase of its facilities and installations and the most advanced technologies designed to give the best health care and welfare to the patient.

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115 - 235 US$

Galenia Hospital

Hospital Galenia holds the Certificate of Medical Attention Establishments granted by Joint Commission International (JCI), Accreditation Canada International (ACI) and is certified by the Mexican General Health Council (CSG).

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Liv Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey

Liv Hospital is the only institution in Turkey co-authorized Center of Excellence Accreditation in colorectal surgery, robotic surgery and bariatric surgery by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC) and provides advanced technology and treatments to its international patients with its 159 bed capacit

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Hygeia Hospital

HYGEIA Hospital is the first large private hospital to operate in Greece and has been a leading healthcare provider for the last 35 years. It is the first and only hospital in Greece to be accredited by the JCI.

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About Colour-Duplex Sonography

This information is intended for general information only and should not be considered as medical advice on the part of Health-Tourism.com. Any decision on medical treatments, after-care or recovery should be done solely upon proper consultation and advice of a qualified physician.


What is Color Duplex Sonography?

This is a medical diagnostic imaging test used to see how blood moves through major blood vessels such as veins and arteries of the neck, arms, and legs. It incorporates the grayscale ultrasound and the color-Doppler ultrasound. The grayscale ultrasound visualizes the structure of the body part while the color Doppler ultrasound visualizes the flow of the structure.


Conditions diagnosed using a color duplex sonography includes:
  • Arterial occlusion 
  • Abdominal aneurysm
  • Blood clot 
  • Aortoiliac occlusive disease
  • Deep vein thrombosis
  • Arm artery or leg artery disease 
  • Carotid occlusive disease 
  • Varicose veins
  • Renal vascular disease 
  • Venous insufficiency 

Why is a color duplex sonography performed?
  • To find blocked or narrowed blood vessels in any part of the body.
  • To locate blood clots in any part of the body.
  • To evaluate pain in the legs, which may be caused by atherosclerosis.
  • To evaluate blood flow after conditions that may be caused by blood flow problems such as a stroke.
  • To evaluate vein problems such as varicose veins.
  • To map veins which may be used for grafting blood vessels.
  • To evaluate the amount of blood flow to a transplanted organ such as the liver or kidney.
  • To evaluate the condition of grafts used to bypass the blockage.
  • To monitor blood flow after surgery of blood vessels.
  • To locate arterial plague.
  • To act as a guide to the treatment of abnormal veins.
  • To check the blood flow through the placenta.

How to Prepare
  • Your doctor will recommend stopping the use of nicotine products such as chewing tobacco or smoking cigarettes for at least half an hour before the test. This is because nicotine causes s the blood vessels to narrow or constrict which may lead to inaccurate results.

How it works
  • You should wear comfortable clothes but a medical gown may be provided. You will lie down on an examination table and a gel will be spread over the area being evaluated.
  • The technician passes a transducer lightly over the skin above the desired area with the blood vessels. The Transducer then sends and receives amplified sound waves through a microphone. The sound waves bounce off the blood cells and blood cell movement causes a change in reflected sound waves.
  • You will need to stay very still during the test. The technician may ask you to lie down in different positions. He/ she may also ask you to inhale deeply and hold your breath for a while.
  • A blood pressure cuff may be tied to your arms or legs. You may experience some pressure as the transducer is moved around, but there is usually no discomfort. The procedure will take approximately half an hour to complete.

Interpretation
  • The velocity of blood flow increases in regions of narrowing which indicate resistance. Depending on the velocity visualized treatment can be considered. Both displays are presented graphically as overlapping images to enable interpretation.
  • A computer converts the sounds into a graph display with colors that gives information on the direction and speed of blood flow through the blood vessels being evaluated.

After the procedure
  • There are no special guidelines or instructions to follow once the procedure is complete.
  • You can resume your regular activities as soon as the test is done.

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