This scan assesses the size, outline and structure of the liver, billary system, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen, kidneys and urinary bladder and checks the bladder empties completely post-micturition. Also includes an assessment of the condition of the aorta looking for any signs of aneurysm or aortic narrowing from plaque or calcification build-up.
Assesses for any cysts, masses or stones, checks the condition of the aorta and assesses the patency and blood-flow of the portal vein. May detect gallstones, kidney stones, polyps. liver disease. Also includes assessment of the prostate.
Not applicable or suitable for lumps/bumps which is not an area of ultrasound currently offered.
Written report provided within 24 hours of appointment.
You must fast from any food for FOUR hours prior to this appointment and attend with a full bladder. of approximately one pint of clear fluids.