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Ultrasound And Its Top 5 Uses

Ultrasou­nd imaging is utilised in various medical settings, from GP to hospital specialists, such as Obstetrics, Oncology and Orthopaedics.

Ultrasound can also be done much faster than CT and MRI scans and has the advantage of having no radiation.

1. Ultrasound to Monitor your baby

  • Measuring the size of the fetus to determine the due date
  • Determining the position of the fetus
  • Checking the position of the placenta to see if it is improperly developing over the opening to the uterus (cervix)
  • Seeing the number of fetuses in the uterus
  • Checking the sex of the baby (if the genital area can be seen)
  • Monitoring the fetal growth rate and development

Get peace of mind and the reassurance you need. Please take a look at the range of Pregnancy Scan Services we offer.

2. Breast Ultrasound to detect cancer

Felt a lump in your breast?

Ultrasound is used at the earliest stage to identify what and where the nodule is in your breast and used to take samples of the lump to identify possible cancer quickly.

If you are concerned about any symptoms or new lumps that have appeared on your breasts, check out our Breast Clinic.

3. Testicular Ultrasound to detect cancer

Felt a lump in your testicle?

Ultrasound is the gold standard in imaging and identifying what it can be so any potential cancer can be picked up early.

If you do have a concern, it’s best to get checked out as soon as possible. Specialist consultants do our Testicular Ultrasound scan with same-day results, so you spend less time worrying, and you’ll get timely advice on further management and the next steps.

4. Muscle and joint pain

Keep getting aches and pains in your joints?

No longer able to do the things you were able to, or is there a limit to what you can do?

Ultrasound can have a look into the joints and identify whether there is a tear of the muscle or weakness of the tendons that are contributing to your symptoms

The Harley Street Ultrasound Group offers a vast range of accurate, reliable diagnostic imaging for Muscles and Joints for all private patients.

Whether you’re experiencing chronic joint pain or an acute injury, we can help you find out what’s going on.

5. Abdominal pain

Ultrasound is a quick and easy test to look for the cause of your abdominal pain and is often referred to by GPs as the first test to look for underlying problems like gallstones or suspicious lesions.

if you have an unusual and persistent pain that has lasted more than 3 days in your abdomen. it can indication of a more serious problem and should be evaluated.

With our Abdomen Ultrasound you will be seen by a Specialist Consultant that will be able to give you the reassurance you need.

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