An order from your physician is required for this exam.
A venous ultrasound may be used to evaluate for a suspected clot (DVT) in a vein in your leg or arm.
You will need to be able to transfer to the exam bed with minimal assistance. You will be required to partially undress for this exam. You will need to lay on your back on the exam bed. Dressing, braces, casts or support hose will need to be removed. No other prep required.