What questions should I ask my doctor about Transcranial Doppler (TCD)?

The following questions can help you talk to your physician about a transcranial Doppler (TCD) test. Print out or write down these questions and take them with you to your appointment. Taking notes can help you remember your physician’s response when you get home.
  • Am I at high risk for stroke?
  • What can TCD tell us about my risk for stroke?
  • What happens next if the TCD test reveals a potential problem with the arteries leading to my brain?

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