McKay-Dee Hospital

(801) 387-2800Map4401 Harrison Blvd.Ogden, UT 84403

Peripheral Vascular Studies

Heart & Vascular Institute

(801) 387-3000

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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