Types of Investigations and treatments
Why not have a Vascular MOT?
Unlike other scans, ultrasound is completely risk free. We offer a fixed price assessment which includes carotid, aorta and lower limb arterial ultrasound assessment plus blood tests and an exercise ECG, followed by expert advice on how to avoid vascular disease or refer you to the correct specialist.
Types of investigations/treatments:
Carotid artery ultrasound – for patients who have had a suspected mini-stroke or strong family history of stroke/vascular disease.
Deep Vein Thrombosis ultrasound – has your leg or arm suddenly become swollen and tender to the touch? A simple ultrasound investigations can check for thrombosis.
Aortic aneurysm (AAA) screening – AAA screening is now provided on the NHS for all men aged 65 but if you have a close relation who has had an aneurysm diagnosed it is important to have an earlier check.
Cramping pains on exercise – if you suffer from leg pain on exercise may be due to narrowing of the arteries. A simple pain free ultrasound test can confirm or exclude artery disease and guide your GP to the correct treatment.
Varicose/Spider veins – do you have long term leg swelling/aching or visible varicose veins? There are now a range of ways to treat varicose veins without the need for open surgery.
It is essential you have a full ultrasound assessment of veins prior to treatment to select the optimum treatment of your veins. Poor diagnosis and inappropriate treatment can lead to early recurrence of varicose and spider veins.
We have developed a NEW SPECIALIST VARICOSE & SPIDER VEIN TREATMENT SERVICE with our partner Diagnostic Healthcare using state of the art Norseld dual yellow laser.
Click the link below for more information.
How do I get a quote or arrange an appointment?
We accept self-paying and insured patients at all our full time sites.
If you suspect you have a vascular problem or have a strong family history of vascular disease or would just like a quote you can contact us
- Email – firstname.lastname@example.org
- Telephone – 0161 998 2626
Cardiovascular Screening by IVS
IVS also offers Cardiovascular Screening directly to patients.
If you are unsure about which service may be most appropriate for you, we recommend that you read through the information on this site or get in touch with our team.
The glossary of medical terms may help you to understand some of the clinical references, and you may find it interesting to read about some of the latest research and news on vascular disease and general well-being.
If you have any further questions or concerns about any of the services we offer please feel free to call us on: 0161 291 4037.
- Health & Lifestyle consultation
- Ultrasound scans of the vascular system to include the neck, ankle, back of the knee, groin and abdomen.
- Blood test
- Exercise ECG
- Post-screen consultation
- Lifestyle and/or treatment recommendations
- Full written report for you and your GP
✓ Can save 17% to 34% of the cost of setting up and running a vascular laboratory
✓ Reduces capital expenditure
✓ Lowers staff and administration costs
✓ 95% of inpatients investigated the same day
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