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Published: 11/07/2022

Hernia Ultrasound Scan Q&A

What can happen if a hernia is not treated?

This will depend on if a hernia contains fat or bowel. If a hernia contains bowel, it is possible that the bowel can be strangulated and will require emergency surgical intervention.


Who interprets the hernia scan results, and how do I get them?

A sonographer, otherwise known as ultrasonographer is a highly trained and specialised healthcare professional who performs and understands medical ultrasound scans and images, will perform your Private investigation and provide you with a diagnostic report of the findings, that you can take to your doctor for continuity of care.  Our sonographers will also discuss the results with you during and after your examination.

Our sonographers are advanced consultant practitioners with years of ultrasound scanning experience. They are fully qualified, registered with the HCPC, BMUS and SoR. They perform many diagnostic scans every week, and they are always up today with the newest technological trends and ultrasound guidelines. You can, therefore, rest assured that your health and the health of your baby and loved ones in good hands. 


Looking for a hernia ultrasound scan in London?

Our ultrasound clinic specialises in diagnostic private ultrasound scans to provide you with quick diagnosis and the much-needed reassurance about your health, within a convenient location.

The cost of a private ultrasound scan shouldn’t be prohibited when it comes to someone’s wellbeing. This is why our prices are competitive and affordable, with no compromise to the level of care. The price you see is the price you pay, with no hidden extras. We have hundreds of happy clients including GP’s, consultants, radiologists and midwives to name a few. This is because our clients know that Sonoworld will get the best ultrasound service with no compromise in diagnostic accuracy or the level of service. 


Looking for a private hernia scan in Harley Street?

You are in the right place if you are looking for a private hernia ultrasound scan in London. At Sonoworld we offer an extensive range of private ultrasound scans in a convenient central London location at the beginning of Harley Street.

We offer same day and out of hours private ultrasound scan appointments in days and times to suit your busy schedule.

Our consultant sonographers are very experienced in the field of medical ultrasound, so you can rest assured that your health is in good hands. We use the latest ultrasound scan diagnostic equipment to increase diagnostic accuracy. Sonoworld Diagnostics has been providing ultrasound scan services to NHS and private sector since 2012 and therefore is well established in the field of medical ultrasound.

At our ultrasound scan clinic in London, we are able to offer you ultrasound scans in a clean and comfortable environment without the wait associated with the ultrasound scans provided by the NHS.


How much is the hernia private scan?

It is our philosophy that private healthcare and in our case ultrasound imaging should be affordable and available to all of us as our health is the most important thing in this world. This is why our medical ultrasound scans are competitively priced with no hidden extras.


How to book a hernia ultrasound scan.

You can book a private hernia ultrasound scan in our Harley Street clinic by using our online booking diary where you can choose the most suitable time and day to suit you, or you can call us. We offer evening, lunchtime and weekends appointments.


Do hernias go away on their own?

No, hernias do not heal themselves. This is because the cause of the hernia is an abdominal wall defect that will require a surgical procedure to be repaired.


Can you see inguinal hernia on ultrasound?

Yes, an inguinal hernia is visible on an ultrasound scan and ultrasound is normally the first diagnostic modality used to diagnose and inguinal hernia.


Can a hernia be missed on ultrasound?

An abdominal hernia will be visible in ultrasound if during the examination the hernia is popping out through the abdominal defect. Our sonographers are very experienced in diagnosing abdominal hernias and can use various techniques to achieve the correct diagnosis.


Is a hernia visible in an ultrasound?

Yes, an ultrasound scan will be able to demonstrate the existence of a hernia. It will also be able to confirm if a hernia is moving freely or if it is strangulated.

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29 Weymouth Street, Marylebone, London, W1G 7DB
Phone: 020 3633 4902 Email: info@sonoworld.co.uk or sonoworlduk@gmail.com
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