Examinations in the field of ultrasonography is one of the basic methods of patient diagnosis. The tests performed using modern apparatuses allow to visualize: abdominal organs, pelvic organs, joints, thyroid glands, lymph nodes, heart and blood vessels, and perform procedures – thin-needle biopsies with the collection of material for histopathological examination. The usual ultrasound examination is harmless for the patient and can be performed repeatedly.
Ultrasound examinations are performed by:
USG OF THE ABDOMINAL CAVITY
6 hours before the test abstain from eating.
The urinary bladder should be filled for the examination.
Drink non-carbonated fluids (the recommended amount – to feel urge to urinate).
In cases of constipation and large amounts of gases in the intestines, inform your physician to order appropriate measures to reduce the amount of gases in the intestines.
TRANSVAGINAL USG OF THE GENITAL ORGANS
Adequate period for examination – a few days after menstruation (in menstruating women).
The other USG examinations do not require any special preparation.