We will perform a detailed scan to look at the size, shape and condition of the:
gall bladder, biliary system and pancreas
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 48-72 hours.
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.