Ultrasound

ultrasoundUltrasound studies use high frequency sound waves to provide image information of various soft-tissue parts of the body including the abdomen, pelvic area, neck, legs, breasts, arteries and veins. It provides good diagnostic quality without radiation and involves minimal preparation.

  • Power Doppler
  • Duplex/Triplex Imaging
  • Color Doppler
  • Vascular Imaging
  • Harmonics
EXAM PREPARATION
ULTRASOUND: ABDOMINAL (gallbladder, pancreas or liver)
    1. Do not eat or drink 3 to 4 hours prior to your exam. You may drink water to take any necessary medications.
ULTRASOUND: OB AND PELVIC
    1. Pelvis ultrasound is performed transvaginally, unless otherwise indicated, for which no preparation is necessary. If transabdominal study is requested, drink 32 ounces of water 1 hour prior to your exam. Eat normally and do not empty your bladder.
    2. For OB ultrasound no preparation is necessary.