Ultrasound

Carotid Doppler ultrasound

The external caro...
Longitudinal
The external carotid artery has systolic velocities higher than the internal carotid artery, and its waveform is characterised by sharp rise in flow velocity during systole with a rapid decline toward baseline and finally return to a diminished diastolic flow.
Systems: Vascular
Section: Anatomy
Tag: cases
Modality: Ultrasound (Longitudinal)

- “ The external carotid artery has systolic velocities higher than the internal carotid artery, and its waveform is characterised by sharp rise in fl...”

Used in the following article:

  • External carotid artery - “ The external carotid artery (ECA) is one of the two terminal branches of the common carotid artery. The other terminal branch is the internal caro...”

View full size version of Doppler waveform of normal external carotid artery (ECA)

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