LDS Hospital

(801) 408-1100Map8th Avenue & C StreetSalt Lake City, UT 84143

Peripheral Vascular Studies

Heart Services

(801) 408-1185

Definition

A Peripheral Vascular Study (PVS) is an indirect, non-invasive ultrasound exam used to screen for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).  PVD is when the arteries become narrowed, due to cholesterol or plaque build up.

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