“Scrotum Doppler” ultrasound, it is a medical imaging test that is used to assess blood flow within the blood vessels of the scrotum, particularly the testicles. This type of ultrasound is commonly employed to evaluate conditions such as testicular torsion, varicoceles, or other issues affecting blood circulation in the scrotal region. Here’s an overview of what you can expect during a Scrotum Doppler ultrasound:
To assess blood flow in the arteries and veins of the scrotum and testicles.
To detect conditions such as testicular torsion (twisting of the testicle’s blood vessels), varicoceles (enlarged veins in the scrotum), or other vascular abnormalities.
You will likely be asked to lie on your back on an examination table.
A water-based gel will be applied to the scrotal area to facilitate the transmission of sound waves.
The ultrasound technician (sonographer) will use a handheld transducer to emit sound waves and capture images of the blood vessels in the scrotum.
After the Procedure:
After the ultrasound, the gel will be wiped off your skin.
You can generally resume your normal activities immediately.
Interpretation of Results:
A radiologist or healthcare provider will interpret the ultrasound images and provide a report to your referring physician.
The results will be discussed with you, and further tests or treatments may be recommended based on the findings.