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Ultrasound

The Ultrasound system provides high performance scalable imaging for a range of critical applications, such as abdominal, pelvic, cardiac, vascular, OB/GYN, breast, prostate and musculoskeletal.

Common use of Ultrasound:

  • Examination of superficial organs like breast, thyroid and shoulder joints.

  • Analysis of abdominal organs (i.e liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, bladder) and pelvic organs (i.e prostate, uterus and ovaries).

  • To evaluate blood flow and assess for blockage or clots.

  • The health and development of the embryo or fetus.

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Preparation for Ultrasound:

  • For upper abdomen ultrasound of liver and gallbladder, 4-6 hrs fasting is required.

  • For Pelvis scan (uterus, ovaries, bladder), a full bladder is required to properly visualize the organs. You may have to drink up to 6 glasses of water and avoid emptying the bladder until the examination is complete.

  • Inform the clinic when you make appointment if you are on restricted fluids or suffer from diabetes mellitus.