Vascular Associates of Northern Virginia

Timely and considerate care of the arterial and venous systems.

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)


Anatomy The aorta is the main and biggest artery in the body.  It originates from the left ventricle of the heart into the ascending aorta, the aortic arch, the thoracic … Continue reading

October 31, 2014 · 2 Comments

What is an Arterial Duplex?


An arterial duplex, an arterial doppler, or an arterial ultrasound typically refer to the same thing.  It is a non-invasive diagnostic medical imaging study.  An ultrasound machine is used to … Continue reading

August 25, 2014