THE DAY OF THE EXAMINATION:
Plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before your appointment to allow time to process your registration. You may be asked to change into a gown for the procedure.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE EXAMINATION:
Ultrasound is an examination that requires continuous contact of a hand-held transducer gliding on the skins surface using a lubricant gel. While you are lying on the exam table, the technologist wil? apply the transducer to your skin. After the pictures are completed, the radiologist will check them to make sure all the necessary pictures have been taken.
Ultrasound imaging is full service and includes:
- General Body Imaging (liver, spleen, kidney, pancreas)
- Pelvic Imaging (ovaries, uterus)
- Obstetric Imaging for fetal growth, structural surveys, and fetal well being (biophysical profiles)
- Vascular Imaging (carotid ultrasounds, lower extremity venous doppler)
- Breast Imaging
Same and next day appointments are usually available.