Venous Reflux Exams near Westchester, IL (Illinois)

Angelo N. Makris MD
Oak Brook Promenade
3011 Butterfield Road
Suite 120
Oak Brook, Illinois 60523
Distance: 3.62 Miles
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Toll Free: 866-624-9848

Vein Center at University Medicine and Cardiology
8110 South Cass Avenue
Darien, Illinois 60561
Distance: 8.65 Miles
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Toll Free: 630-296-9558

1256 Waterford Dr. #130
Aurora, Illinois 60504
Distance: 19.73 Miles
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Toll Free: 630-524-2604

Fox Valley Advanced Vein & Laser Center
351 Delnor Drive
Suite 207
Geneva, Illinois 60134
Distance: 22.15 Miles
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Toll Free: 630-412-1169

Advanced Vein & Laser Centre
1800 Hollister Drive
Suite 121
Libertyville, Illinois 60048
Distance: 30.29 Miles
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Toll Free: 847-857-6103

Gilvydis Vein Clinic
2127 Midlands Court #102
Sycamore, Illinois 60178
Distance: 42.44 Miles
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Toll Free: 815-362-7914

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About Venous Reflux Exams

A venous reflux exam is a non-invasive test used to evaluate the valves inside the veins of the legs. If a patient requires a venous reflux exam because of vascular problems, both legs should be evaluated. The test is designed to identify problems inside leg veins and arteries, caused by damage inside the blood vessel, which can cause problems with the direction of blood flow, and the velocity of the blood flow in the leg. Identifying the cause of these problems is important to prevent damage caused by poor circulation.

During the test, a small sensor is attached to the leg that monitors blood flow. The patient then pumps their foot up and down several times to help the blood to flow through the leg. The sensor measures the speed that the blood flows through the leg, and from these measurements the doctor can determine if the valves are working correctly, or if there is a problem with circulation. Some tests involve placing blood pressure cuffs along the leg and monitoring the blood flow patterns by ultrasound.

The cost of a venous reflux exam can vary depending on the facility where you receive the test. For more information about venous reflux exams, visit a vascular treatment facility today.

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