vascular care

Vascular Disease Diagnosis & Tests

Diagnostic services at the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory

The Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory at the Heart and Vascular Care Center at Adventist Health White Memorial uses the latest technology available to conduct screenings and diagnosis of vascular disease. Exams are cost-effective and covered by Medicare and other insurance. Adventist Health White Memorial also offers many free community screenings for vascular disease.

Noninvasive vascular exams are quick, painless and easy on you. They usually involve ultrasound examinations or the ankle-brachial index exam, which uses blood pressure cuffs on the arms and ankles to measure the pressure of blood flow to arm and leg vessels.

Each patient receives a thorough evaluation, which includes a comprehensive health history, vascular exam and a personalized discussion of risk factors and risk factor management.

Services provided by the Non-Invasive Vascular Lab include:

  • Carotid duplex scan
  • Peripheral arterial duplex exams
  • Peripheral venous duplex exams
  • Renal, mesenteric, aortic duplex exams
  • Hemodialysis graft duplex evaluations
  • Peripheral arterial and venous physiologic exams
  • Transcutaneous oxygen measurements

Treatment options include:

  • Lifestyle changes and medication
  • Interventional radiology
  • Angioplasty
  • Stenting
  • Endarterectomy
  • Grafting or bypass