To diagnose DVT, your doctor will examine your legs to check for swelling and tenderness. He or she will ask about your symptoms and risk factors.
Based on the findings, your doctor may order an ultrasound of your legs to look for blood flow problems in your veins. This procedure is called a lower extremity non-invasive test, or LENI. If the LENI shows evidence of a blood clot, your doctor will diagnose DVT. If the test is negative, it does not mean that there is no clot: It may be...Read more
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A duplex ultrasound is a test to see how blood moves through your arteries and veins.See also:Carotid duplex ultrasoundDoppler ultrasound of the arms... Read more »