Book Pelvic Ultrasound Scan

  • Private Pelvic Ultrasound: Opting for a private scan in London can be quicker than hospital appointments, helping to diagnose gynaecological symptoms like heavy bleeding or pelvic pain.
  • Scan Purposes: The ultrasound can detect issues such as endometrial polyps, fibroids, ovarian cysts, and can assess infertility causes.
  • Scan Methods: Both transabdominal and transvaginal scans are used, with the latter sometimes providing additional diagnostic benefits.
  • Preparation and Procedure: Patients need a full bladder, may undergo the scan during menstruation, and will receive an ultrasound report post-examination.

This scan is crucial for diagnosing and monitoring various gynaecological conditions, offering a convenient and rapid diagnostic alternative.


You can read more at the detailed pelvic ultrasound page.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Pelvic Ultrasound

Q1: What conditions can a pelvic ultrasound help diagnose?
A1: Pelvic ultrasound is a versatile diagnostic tool. It's particularly effective for identifying gynecologic causes of pelvic pain, as highlighted by Cicchiello, Hamper, and Scoutt (2011) in "Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America". It's also crucial in pediatric cases, aiding in the diagnosis of conditions related to the female genital system, as discussed by Ziereisen et al. (2005) in "European Radiology".

Q2: How accurate is pelvic ultrasound in diagnosing gynecologic conditions?
A2: Pelvic ultrasound offers high accuracy in diagnosing various gynecologic conditions. Amirbekian and Hooley (2014) in "Radiologic clinics of North America" emphasize its role as the initial imaging modality of choice for women with pelvic pain. Similarly, Woodfield (2018) in "PET clinics" notes its effectiveness in detecting and characterizing ovarian lesions and evaluating the endometrium in patients with abnormal bleeding.

Q3: Is pelvic ultrasound useful for evaluating the pelvic floor?
A3: Yes, pelvic ultrasound, particularly endoluminal ultrasound, is highly useful for assessing the pelvic floor. Stone and Quiroz (2016) in "Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America" discuss its application in evaluating muscle structures and diagnosing conditions like prolapse and incontinence.

Q4: Can pelvic ultrasound be used in children and adolescents?
A4: Absolutely. Pelvic ultrasound is critical in managing children with disturbances in pubertal development. For instance, Ziereisen et al. (2005) in "European Radiology" detail its use in assessing the normal morphology of the uterus and ovaries from birth to puberty.

Q5: What advancements have been made in pelvic ultrasound techniques?
A5: Recent advancements include three-dimensional (3D) ultrasound imaging, which offers detailed views of pelvic floor structures. Dietz (2004) in "Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology" discusses the use of 3D ultrasound for imaging the pelvic floor, highlighting its potential to revolutionize understanding of pelvic floor disorders.

Q6: Is pelvic ultrasound safe for pregnant women?
A6: Yes, pelvic ultrasound is generally considered safe for pregnant women. It's a non-invasive procedure without ionizing radiation, making it a preferred choice in obstetrics.

Q7: How should I prepare for a pelvic ultrasound?
A7: Preparation may vary depending on the type of ultrasound (abdominal or transvaginal). Typically, you might be asked to drink water before the exam to fill your bladder, which can help improve the quality of the images.

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