Learn more about our peripheral vascular lab in Kansas City.
Healient, in partnership with St. Joseph Medical Center, designed a peripheral vascular lab. This provides our patients with information regarding the flow of blood in arteries and veins throughout their body.
How We Help
Here’s how our peripheral vascular lab helps patients just like you.
As cardiovascular specialists, the Healient team knows that dealing with vascular health can be scary. To help ease anxiety, we designed our peripheral vascular lab to ensure comfort and speedy delivery of results, as well as:
A complete suite of diagnostic testing on site
Short test times
Expert doctor, nurse, and support staff
Here’s a look at what our lab does and what makes it special.
The Healient peripheral vascular lab in Kansas City helps patients just like you to learn more about their body’s blood circulation and find solutions to current or future health problems. Our vascular techs have over 20 years of experience giving very detailed exams of the arteries and veins. This means a more accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Tests We Perform
Here’s a look at the tests we perform at the Healient peripheral vascular lab in Kansas City.
A test that uses sound waves to create images of structures and blood flow in the abdomen.
A test that uses high frequency sound waves to evaluate the aorta, the major artery in the abdomen, and other arteries that deliver blood to major organs in the body.
An ultrasound test that uses high frequency sound waves and a series of blood pressure cuffs to show and measure blood flow in the arteries of the arms and legs.
An ultrasound test that looks for blockages in your carotid arteries, located on both sides of your neck.
An ultrasound test used to check blood flow in the mesenteric arteries, which supply your intestines and other abdominal organs.
A test that uses high frequency sound waves to evaluate blood flow to the arteries of your kidneys.
An ultrasound test that evaluates blood flow to the subclavian arteries.
A test that uses sound waves to produce pictures of your thyroid gland in your neck.
An ultrasound test that shows images of veins. It can show blood clots in leg veins and evaluate abnormal veins causing varicose veins. Can be used to rule out DVT.
An ultrasound test used to check venous blood circulation in your legs.
Ankle-brachial indices is a quick, painless study which compares blood pressure in the arms and legs to identify patients with significant blockage in their leg arteries. We typically perform these measurements pre and post exercise.