Ultrasound of the neck is a part of an artery and vein ultrasound. It mainly serves to diagnose narrowings or occlusions of the carotid and cerebral arteries and it will show the doctors the condition of the arteries and veins, both deep and superficial.
If you have any suspicion for narrowings or occlusions, do not hesitate to contact us. If you think that something is out of order, it is good to start taking care of these vital body parts as soon as possible to prevent unnecessary health complications. Prevention is as important as eventual treatment.
In case of an ultrasound examination (ultrasonography or echocardiography that doctors use) ultrasound waves pass through you body, which bounce back from your arteries and veins, eventually also from transitions between tissues with different acoustic impedances.
The doctor will inform you, how to correctly lay down on the medical bed. As part of the examination, the doctor uses a special gel, which guarantees a safe contact of a probe with your body and using ultrasound takes the necessary images. You do not have to worry, ultrasonography is completely painless and doesn’t stress your body with x-rays. Everything is absolutely safe.
You can come to have an examination even without a referral from your general practitioner or a specialist. In most cases, there is no special preparation needed beforehand.
A physician specializing in ultrasound examinations dedicates our patient 45 minutes, after which he will give you a complete medical report. To provide maximum care and the soonest possible dates, these examinations are not covered by czech health insurance. The price is available for public knowledge and you can find it in our price list.