Diagnostic Vascular Services

Non-Invasive Vascular Testing

Performing over 15,000 diagnostic tests annually, the Non-Invasive Vascular Laboratory at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital provides diagnostic testing and screening for a full range of vascular diseases.

The lab provides testing for:

  • Carotid artery disease
  • Peripheral arterial disease (PAD)
  • Venous disease
  • Abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
  • Reynaud’s Disease
  • Sickle Cell Anemia
  • Various other disorders.

Our laboratory has received full accreditation by ICAVL, the Inter-Societal Counsel for Accreditation of Vascular Laboratories.

Services provided include:

  • Duplex ultrasonography for both arterial and venous disease
  • Segmental limb pressure readings
  • Ankle-brachial index recordings
  • Pulse volume recordings
  • Cold immersion testing
  • Intracranial duplex imaging
  • Transcutaneous skin O2 recordings

All testing at the laboratory is performed on state-of-the-art imaging equipment with digital image recording and transfer capabilities. Digital images are available to our physicians immediately via remote online access, allowing physicians 24-hour access to all studies. In addition, all tests are interpreted by our own board-certified vascular surgeons, who are experts in evaluation of non-invasive vascular imaging.

Radiologic Imaging

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital, in conjunction with the University Radiology Group at Robert Wood Johnson, provides a full range of diagnostic imaging services. Inpatients imaging is available within the hospital, and outpatient imaging is available at a new facility on the hospital campus at 10 Plum Street.

Diagnostic imaging includes:

  • Duplex ultrasonography
  • CT scanning
  • CT angiography with 3-dimensional reconstruction capabilities
  • Magnetic resonance angiography (MRA)
  • Spiral CT scanning
  • Digital subtraction angiography
  • Venography
  • Lymphangiography
  • State of the art imaging for non-vascular diseases

Our radiology group has pioneered the development of advanced software for MRA and CT Angiography, and continues to be the leading radiology group in the region.

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