The scan on your neck requires no specific preparation.
What do we check for on the scan?
The scan will evaluate the size, shape, and outline, measuring also the blood flow velocities in the:
• Common carotid arteries from their origin to bifurcation
• Internal and external carotid arteries
• Vertebral arteries
Common problems which can show on the scan are:
• Plaque deposits and subsequent narrowing of the arteries particularly the internal carotid