Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostics Laboratory

Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostics Lab Offers Accurate Testing That Drives Treatment

The Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostics Laboratory at University Hospitals Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute in Cleveland, Ohio, provides the information doctors need to accurately diagnose vascular disease and quickly determine the course of treatment.

Using advanced medical technology, registered vascular technologists conduct more than 14,000 noninvasive tests of arteries and veins each year with exceptional precision.

The Latest Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostics

Diagnostic methods include both physiologic studies, such as exercise stress tests, as well as specialized ultrasounds and peripheral, cerebral and coronary angiograms.

These noninvasive vascular diagnostics are used at UH Harrington Heart & Vascular Institute to evaluate patients for conditions such as:

Stringent Quality Assurance Practices

Dedicated to stringent quality assurance practices and providing a wide variety of tests, the Noninvasive Vascular Diagnostics Laboratory is accredited by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories (ICAVL). This commission has recognized our lab in the areas of intracranial and extracranial cerebrovascular disease, abdominal vascular disease, and extremity arterial and venous diseases.

Comfortable Test Environment and Prompt Results

Vascular laboratory studies at University Hospitals are comfortable because they are noninvasive and do not require anesthesia. Preliminary results are available the day of the test, with final results available within 48 hours. Some of the tests our lab performs include:

  • Abdominal aorta/IVC duplex
  • Ankle/brachial index (ABI)
  • Bypass graft duplex
  • Carotid artery duplex
  • Lower extremity arterial duplex
  • Bypass graft duplex
  • Lower extremity venous duplex
  • Mesenteric duplex
  • Pulse volume recording (PVR)
  • Trans-cranial doppler
  • Vein mapping

Make an Appointment

Schedule your appointment with a heart or vascular specialist at University Hospitals:

Office appointment with a cardiologist or vascular surgeon
216-844-3800 or
1-866-UH4-CARE (1-866-844-2273)

Office appointment with a heart surgeon

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