✓ thyroid ultrasound;
✓ breast ultrasound;
✓ abdominal ultrasound;
✓ urinary tract ultrasound;
✓ gynecological ultrasound;
✓ ultrasound of the adrenal glands;
✓ pregnancy ultrasound (up to 12 weeks);
✓ soft tissue ultrasound;
✓ Doppler of intra- and extracerebral arteries, upper and lower limbs;
✓ ultrasound of small and large joints.
Our clinic is equipped with high quality devices, which offer a high-resolution image that is very important in order to diagnose internal conditions.
Before Your Exam:
- You must not eat or drink for eight hours before your exam;
- You must drink up to 1 liter of liquid;
- Also, sweets, yogurt, fried foods, beans, plums should not be consumed 24 hours before the exam.
On abdominal ultrasound, the probe or transducer and gel is placed directly on the skin. At the same time, in order to obtain clearer images of some organs, the probe can be inserted inside the body. It can be vaginal (transvaginal/endovaginal) for women and rectal (transrectal) for men. Investigation of the urinary tract:
It is necessary to drink 500 ml of plain water one hour before the investigation. It is not permitted to urinate before the exam. Breast ultrasound
Breast ultrasound is recommended if nodules or changes in consistency, changes in the skin, redness are detected on palpation.
Also, it is recommended to perform an ultrasound examination on days 3-10 of the menstrual cycle and it may detect changes in breast structure (fibrocystic mastosis), cysts or malignant nodules. In order to detect such conditions in time, it is indicated the monthly self-examination of the breasts, but also to perform an annual breast ultrasound. Transvaginal ultrasound
examines the female reproductive organs (uterus, ovaries, cervix and vagina). It is recommended to have an empty bladder to assess the organs for potential endometrial disorders, cysts, uterine fibroids, etc. Transrectal ultrasound
of the prostate - it is recommended to prepare the intestinal tract (using rectal cleansing suppositories) before the exam. Doppler ultrasound
is performed to analyse the direction and speed of blood flow, but also to diagnose certain conditions (tumors, malformations).
Doppler ultrasound can help to diagnose: ✓
pathologies of the blood system that supply the brain; ✓
low blood circulation to the lower and upper limbs; ✓
blood clots; ✓
venous insufficiency; ✓
Doppler ultrasound does not require any preparation before performing the exam. Exceptions are for smokers, who, on the doctor's advice, will have to stop smoking a few hours before the ultrasound.