Doppler test, also known as Doppler Sonography, is a medical examination to assess the baby's health and is similar to ultrasound.
Doppler scan during pregnancy reflects the blood flow through a blood vessel via sound waves. The medical evaluation reveals the blood flow in major arteries and veins, especially legs, arms and neck.
Pregnancy Doppler test can reflect the blocked or depleted blood flow owing to narrowing of arteries of the neck, which may cause a stroke. In other words, Doppler scan is done in case there is a suspicion of deep vein thrombosis (DVT) i.e. blood clot of veins in the legs. Moreover, clot of the lungs, ascribed as pulmonary embolism, can also be determined.
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