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Abdominal Ultrasound Scans

Abdominal ultrasound scans can be done to look at the organs and blood vessels in the abdomen. The most common reason to have an abdominal ultrasound scan is to find a cause for abdominal pain, however you may have an abdominal ultrasound scan if you have other symptoms or if your doctor is concerned about …

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Pelvic Ultrasound Scan

The pelvic ultrasound scan looks at organs in the lower abdomen and pelvic region.  Female Pelvic Ultrasound (Gynaecological Ultrasound) A pelvic Ultrasound scan is indicated when there is pelvic pain, abnormal vaginal bleeding and other menstrual problems. During the pelvic ultrasound scan, we will look at the uterus, ovaries and endometrium to help find the …

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Male Pelvic Scan

The scan can help to detect any tumours and can also help to diagnose any urinary problems or kidney stones, as well as a variety of other problems. During a male pelvic ultrasound scan the consultant will examine the organs in the pelvic area to look for any abnormalities. The areas that will be examined …

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Vascular

Vascular ultrasound screening examines the body’s circulatory system.  Vascular ultrasound provides pictures of the body’s veins and arteries.  A Doppler ultrasound study may be part of a vascular ultrasound examination and evaluates blood velocity as it flows through a blood vessel.   There are many medical problems that can be seen using an ultrasound scan. These …

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Musculoskeletal scan

Ultrasound scans can be used to diagnose a variety of musculoskeletal problems. Ultrasound scanning is used because it is an effective diagnostic tool, allowing the Sonographer to look at the internal organs in real time and showing the inflammation, tears and any signs of impingement. Musculoskeletal scans are used primarily to look at soft tissue …

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Renal Ultrasound scan (Kidney and Bladder)

The most common reason for a renal ultrasound scan is loin pain. Renal ultrasound scans can be used to diagnose a variety of medical problems including: Kidney Stones Cysts Tumours Problems with the prostate gland Effects of infection Effects of trauma on the kidneys and bladder How should I prepare? For this scan you may …

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