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What is an Ultrasound Scan?

Ultrasound is a procedure that uses high-frequency sound waves to view internal organs and produce images of the human body. Ultrasound is: Noninvasive, which means it does not penetrate the skin or body openings and Diagnostic which means it is used to determine what disease or condition is present The technical term for ultrasound imaging is sonography. The original ultrasound scanners produced still images, but modern scanners produce moving pictures, which are easier to interpret.

What are the benefits of getting Ultrasound done?

One of the most common use for ultrasound is to view the uterus (the muscular organ in a woman’s abdomen that holds the fetus) and fetus (unborn child) during pregnancy. Ultrasound scanning is often performed at about 16 to 18 weeks into the pregnancy. An ultrasound can provide a view of the:

  • bladder
  • brain (in infants)
  • eyes
  • gallbladder
  • kidneys
  • liver
  • ovaries
  • pancreas
  • spleen
  • thyroid
  • testicles
  • uterus

Is there any risk involved in Ultrasound ?

Ultrasound is considered a safe process because, unlike X rays, it does not involve ionising radiation.

Who will perform my scan?

Ultrasound scans are performed by experienced ultrasonologist & radiologist.

What is TVS Ultrasound?

It is a sonography done for better visualisation of uterus & ovaries. A high-resolution endovaginal probe is inserted into the vagina for this examination. It is not painful. It is done as a routine at our centre as it is observed that at times, even fairly prominent lesions can be missed if only trans-abdominal sonography is performed. It does not require a full bladder.

Which machine you have for carrying out Ultrasound investigation ?

We have latest & hi tech 4D-Ultrasound machine (i.e. Voluson E8, E6, P6 & Logic S6) from GE Company. Along with the machine there is broad range of transducers designed especially to meet the needs of the patients.

Extraordinary images. Specialized systems. Innovative solutions. Voluson ultrasound imaging systems are designed to give the clarity, performance, flexibility, efficiency, and adaptability you need—with a range of innovative options to help meet your clinical needs.

What precautions are required for the ultrasound investigation ?

 S.NO INVESTIGATION   PRECAUTIONS
 1  Both Upper Limb (Arterial/Venous)   No fasting required.
 2  Carotid Doppler (Both Sides)   No fasting required.
 3  Follicular Study   No Fasting Required. Should be able to hold urine.
 4  Four Limbs (Arterial and Venous)   No fasting required.
 5  Ultrasound whole Abdomen   Overnight fasting required & should be able to hold urine
 6  KUB + Lower Abdomen   No Fasting Required. Should be able to hold urine.
 7  KUB/Prostate   No Fasting Required. Should be able to hold urine.
 8  Abdominal Doppler (Liver)   No fasting required.
 9  Lower Abdomen with TVS   Might have to hold urine
 10  Obstetric Doppler   Bring old records, No fasting required
 11  Single Limb ( Arterial & Venous)   Bring old records. No fasting required
 12  Renal Doppler   Bring old records. No fasting required
 13  One single sitting Follicular study   No fasting required. Should be able to hold urine
 14  TRUS   Good Bowel preparation. Should be able to hold urine
 15  Testicular Doppler   Bring old records. No fasting required
 16  Upper Abdomen  Overnight fasting required
 17  Ultrasound Breast   No precaution
 18  Ultrasound Level II Obst   No precaution
 19  Ultrasound lower abdomen + NT + Nasal bone   No precaution
 20  Ultrasound Neck   No preparation
 21  Ultrasound Orbit   No preparation
 22  Ultrasound Testis/ Srotum   No preparation
 23  Ultrasound Thyroid   No preparation
 24  Penile Doppler   No preparation
 25  Ultrasound Neonatal Brain   No preparation
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