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Transcranial Doppler Ultrasound
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW:
Transcranial doppler (TCD) ultrasound is a test that uses sound waves to measure blood flow in your brain. It shows the speed and direction of blood through the blood vessels. It may also show how the blood vessels react to medicines or position changes.
Call your doctor if:
- You have new or worsening signs or symptoms.
- You have questions or concerns about your condition or care.
Follow up with your doctor or neurologist as directed:
Ask to see the results of your test at your visit. Write down your questions so you remember to ask them during your visits. Keep all appointments for any other tests you may need.
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