Encyclopedia of Clinical Neuropsychology

2018 Edition
| Editors: Jeffrey S. Kreutzer, John DeLuca, Bruce Caplan

Doppler Ultrasound

  • Jacinta McElligottEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-57111-9_21

Definition

Doppler ultrasound is a non-invasive ultrasonic technique that uses the principle of the “Doppler effect” to measure the velocity and direction of moving objects, such as blood flow in a blood vessel (Fig. 1).
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Rehabilitation Medicine, National Rehabilitation HospitalDun Laoghaire Co DublinIreland