Intravascular Ultrasound


Ask your doctor

The following questions can help you talk to your doctor about having an intravascular ultrasound. Consider printing or writing down these questions and taking them to your appointment. Taking notes can help you remember your doctor’s response when you get home.

Doctor and Patient at appointment with ipad

Bring a list of questions to talk with your doctor about intravascular ultrasounds. 

  1. Why might IVUS be beneficial for me?
  2. What individual risks will IVUS present for me?
  3. Is there any preparation that I have to do for IVUS? 
  4. What does recovery look like for IVUS?