One of the most exiting tools for medical diagnosis is ultrasound. This is a safe, painless, and simple technique, which provides a picture of the human body.

What the patient and referring doctor should know

Ultrasound is routinely used for the following:

    Pregnant Patients
  • Detect many birth defects (Congenital anomalies)
  • Fetal age & growth
  • Fetal biophysical profile
  • Complications of pregnancy
  • Pregnancy induced high blood pressure
  • High risk pregnancy
  • Fetal echocardiography, color/power doppler
  • Placenta previa, bleeding, pain
  • Multiple pregnancy, twins, triplets
  • Early pregnancy problems, miscarriages
  • Viability of the baby

    Gynecological Problems
  • Fibroids, ovarian tumors, pelvic mass
  • Menorrhagia, metrorrhagia, vaginal bleeding
  • Pelvic pain, cramping, endometriomas
  • Incontinence, color doppler of the pelvis
  • Congenital anomalies of the genital tract
  • Failure to menstruate
  • Adolescent and pediatric gynecology

    Abdominal and GI Tract Problems
  • Abdominal pain, gallstones
  • Aortic aneurysm, abdominal masses
  • Tumors or infections of the liver, pancreas, spleen

    Urological Problems
  • Kidney tumors, cysts, stones
  • Incontinence, ureter & bladder problems.
  • Testicular and scrotal masses

    Endocrine Disorders
  • Thyroid enlargement, thyroid cysts,
  • Thyroid nodules, lymph nodes
  • Parathyroid tumors, high calcium level

    Breast Ultrasound
  • Cysts, dilated ducts, dense breasts, teenage breast lumps, breast pain, lactational probiems

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