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Abdomen

 

 PURPOSE:

Ultrasound (sonography) is used to evaluate the abdominal organs such as the liver, kidneys, pancreas, gallbladder and spleen.

 

INDICATION:

Common reasons for this examination include abdominal pain, nausea, blood in the urine and blookwork abnormalities.

 

PROCEDURE:

Ultrasound gel is applied to the patient’s skin.  Multiple images are taken of all of the appropriate organs.

 

PREPARATION:

            The patient should not have anything to eat after midnight.

 

The sonographer will do her best to provide you with a comfortable experience. 

 

Please contact us with any questions.

                          

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 
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