- Peripheral Venous Studies
A peripheral venous study is usually done to diagnose a blood clot in the veins.
A peripheral venous study is an ultrasound study of the venous system of the legs or arms. It is usually done to diagnose a blood clot in these veins. It may also be done to assess for leaky valves within the venous system which can result in swelling, especially of the lower extremities. It is done without any discomfort and the results are very accurate, predictable and may be very important in your treatment.