Abdominal Ultrasound

We will perform a detailed scan to look at the size, shape and condition of the:

  • gall bladder, biliary system and pancreas

  • liver

  • both kidneys

  • spleen and central blood vessels

Common examples for having this ultrasound scan are:

  • detection of gall stones or polyps

  • assessing the liver

  • assessing the kidneys for function


We will provide a Radiologist report within 24 hours. 

 

Pre-scan preparation

Need to expose lower part of the abdomen so ideally wear 2 piece garments i.e pants and top.

8 hours of fasting required.

No breakfast if morning appointment / no lunch for an afternoon appointment. Clear fluids are allowed.

For diabetics maintain food intake but avoid fatty or dairy products.

Maintain normal medication.

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