If you’ve chronic diabetics or if you’re chronic smoker.
If you have pain in your legs, heavy feeling in your legs, and if there are limitations to your daily activities.
In case of trauma, to know whether vessel injury is present or not.
In case, if you have gangrene.
In case of localized swelling in the limbs (to rule out arteriovenous malformation, cancer, hematoma, abscess, etc)
Angioplasty and stenting will be suggested if you have peripheral artery disease (PAD)
Contrast is required. It is recommended not to eat for at least 6 hours before the scan.
During a CT angiogram, you lie on a table that passes through a doughnut-shaped opening in the scanner.
A special dye (contrast material) is put in a vein (IV),in your arm or hand to make the blood vessels easier to see on the scan.
You can feel warmth while getting the dye injected.
These will provide detailed pictures of your blood vessels that supply to upper/lower limbs.
It tells you about the adequacy of blood supply or the cause of reduced blood supply to the limbs.
It also gives guidance about the treatment options like conservative or surgical.
It localizes the site for stent placement
The doctor will be able to see narrowed or blocked areas of a particular blood vessel.
It also tells about the site of amputation.
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