This test uses different types of sound waves to create images of the flow of blood through the blood vessels in the brain.
A transcranial doppler study is the use of sound waves to create images of the flow of blood through the blood vessels in the brain.
Your healthcare provider may order a transcranial ultrasound if you:
Your healthcare provider can tell you how to prepare for the test.
During the test, a technician will move a probe over your head and neck.
The costs for this test include the charge for the test (facility charge) and physician charges (for performing or interpreting the test). You may get separate bills from the facility and the physician's office.
What should I ask my healthcare provider before having this test?
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