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I have had a vascular studies carried out. Can you tell me

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HiI have had a vascular studies carried out . Can you tell me does this just show the blood flow through aorta and veins ? Can it show calcification also in the wall of the aorta .Many thanks *****

Hello Patricia! My name is Dr.Ehtisham. Welcome to JustAnswer. I'm reviewing your question now, and will post back with your reply momentarily.

Have they done a CT scan of the vessels?

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I had ct done in March 2019 which showed mild calcification . I just wanted to know does it show the calcification on the ultrasound ? All blood flow was Normal and no blockages
Customer: replied 4 days ago.
I had a cr scan of heart on Tuesday and that was normal

Thanks for the details

Yes it can pick but the best to pick that up is a CT scan

But ultrasound can miss small calcifications

If the CT scan was normal then you don,t have any calcification

Please do let me know if you have any other question

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Customer: replied 4 days ago.
Calcification is in the aorta wall , none in heart . I had vascular studies to assess any blockages etc , I just wondered if the calcification would show in the ultrasound , structure of sort etc are normal .

Thank you

Yes it is picked up on ultrasound

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