AVAILABLE AT: Mediclinic Bloemfontein | Busamed Bram Fischer International Airport Hospital
Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to image the body. The reflected sound waves are detected by the probe and images are displayed on the screen.
There are no known harmful side effects.
Ultrasound is mostly used to evaluate soft tissue and can be utilized to gain information about a wide variety of conditions, including pregnancy, gallstones, organ pathology, muscle and tendon conditions. Doppler ultrasound is used to evaluate blood flow in the arteries and veins.
Gross obesity may interfere with the technical quality of the ultrasound study.
Pregnancy ultrasound – Only basic dating ultrasound is performed by us.