We provide the following general ultrasound services.
Small Parts Ultrasound
Small parts ultrasound typically assesses small lumps and bumps, such as the following:
An ultrasound scan of the thyroid is used to check for cysts, nodules, and abnormalities and to assess the size and offer follow-up assessment.
An ultrasound scan of the breast is used to assess a palpable lump or to monitor the size of previously seen lesions.
An ultrasound scan of the scrotum is used to assess a palpable lump, testicular pain, epididymal lumps or abnormalities. It is also used to assess the scrotal size and to rule out testicular torsion, hydrocele and varicocele.
Lumps and bumps
An ultrasound scan is also used on a variety of palpable lumps and bumps to assess their nature.
Foreign Body Ultrasound
An ultrasound scan is used to check for the presence of a foreign body and mark the location for removal if required.
An ultrasound scan is used to assess the pancreas, aorta, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, kidneys and spleen. It is also used to check for fluid in the abdomen (ascites). Gallstones, liver and kidney cysts, aortic aneurysms and other abnormalities can be assessed with ultrasound.
Pelvic Ultrasound (female)
An ultrasound scan is used to view the uterus (womb) and ovaries for things such as ovarian cysts, endometrial disorders, fibroids, Intrauterine Contraceptive Device (IUCD) location, or other disorders for pelvic pain and other symptoms.
An ultrasound scan is used to assess the urinary bladder and kidneys to check for stones, blockages, lesions and other abnormalities.