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Carotid Ultrasound In The Woodlands, TX

If your cardiologist has recently recommended you to go through a carotid ultrasound in The Woodlands, TX, he is willing to find out blood clots or plaque also known as fats and cholesterol accumulation in your carotid artery to prevent you from strokes. You can reach out to our cardiologist, Dr. Christopher Van Nguyen at Cardiovascular Consultants of The Woodlands, who holds an extensive experience of 10+ years offering heart care in the greater Houston area.

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    Causes Our Cardiologist Might Suggest a Carotid Ultrasound

    Our cardiologist might ask you to go for a Carotid Ultrasound in case of mini-stroke also known as transient ischemic attack (TIA) in the medical world. Besides strokes, it can be suggested if you have the potential to develop a stroke due to:

    • Stiffness of the Arteries
    • High cholesterol
    • The family tendency for heart strokes
    • Coronary Heart Disease
    • Occurrence of recent mini-stroke
    • High blood pressure
    • Diabetes
    • If strange sounds (Bruit) were heard through a stethoscope.

    Questions About Carotid Ultrasound?

    How Should You Prepare for Carotid Ultrasound at Our Facility?

    Before your appointment with us in The Woodlands, TX for a Carotid ultrasound, you can take a couple of measures before your visit. Such as:

    • You can avoid wearing any pendants, chains, necklaces or dangling earrings
    • Consider wearing a no-collar tee or shirt.
    • Give us a call just before the ultrasound for confirmation of your time slot or location guidance.

    You can expect the test to take around 30 minutes of your time.

    Benefits of Carotid Ultrasound Done in Our Practice

    Carotid Ultrasound Procedure in The Woodlands, TX, is completely painless, you can only feel a minor discomfort due to the light pressure of the transducer on sensitive areas like an irritated varicose vein. The following are the benefits which you can face from the Carotid Ultrasound.

    • Fast and painless
    • Seamless in-office procedure
    • Non-invasive examination
    • No complicated preparations are required
    • Accurate reports
    • No recovery time needed
    • High level of safety due to no radiation usage
    • Image clarity for soft tissues
    People’s Reactions

    Trusted Cardiologist In The Woodlands

    My visit with Dr. Nguyen was very pleasant and thorough, i could care less about wait time and more about the time he spends with EACH one of us. He LISTENS and he provides great care! The office staff is so nice!
    Ricardo Manila

    ~ Ricardo Manila

    New office is wonderful. Professional and helpful staff. Dr. Nguyen has a tremendous following because he listens, asks questions and is smart as a whip. I daresay that is by far the best Cardiologist in North Houston.
    Ricardo Manila

    ~ Robert Barrett

    100% the best cardiologist in The Woodlands!! I recommend him to anyone and everyone who needs a new doctor!! He and his staff are amazing !! You will not be disappointed.
    Ricardo Manila

    ~ Alissa Kennedy

    Dr Rameni and his staff are wonderful, efficient and very knowledgeable. I've never experienced any long waits and visits are never drawn out. I'm grateful my wife found this place.
    Ricardo Manila

    ~ Amos Fletcher

    Your Heart Wants and Deserves the Best

    A carotid ultrasound is a safe and quick way to determine whether there is something wrong with your carotid artery or not and how slim or fat your chances are of getting a stroke. In case, you receive unusual results, don’t lose your sleep over them.

    Reach out to Cardiovascular Consultants of The Woodlands for expert consultation regarding the results of your Carotid Ultrasound in The Woodlands, TX, and we will guide you from medications to the change of lifestyle. Simply dial (832) 334-7756 to get in touch with us.

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