Vascular Associates of Northern Virginia

Timely and considerate care of the arterial and venous systems.

Pulmonary Embolism


Pulmonary embolism (PE) is a blood clot forming in one of the veins in the body, more commonly a deep vein in the leg or pelvis (known as deep vein … Continue reading

June 2, 2015 · 1 Comment

Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)


Anatomy of Veins Veins are blood vessels that carry blood from different parts of the body back to the heart. ¬†There are different types of veins in our bodies. Deep … Continue reading

December 8, 2014 · 1 Comment

What is a Venous Duplex Imaging Study?


Venous duplex, venous ultrasound, or venous doppler, is an ultrasound diagnostic examination used to evaluate the veins in the body.¬† Much like the ultrasound used to check babies in pregnant … Continue reading

July 24, 2014 · 2 Comments