Let Us Understand The Basics And Operation Of Ultrasound Scan


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An Ultrasound scan is a non-radiation-based imaging technique. The Different names of Ultrasound scan:

  • Sonography
  • USG
  • Ultrasonography
  • Ultrasound¬†

The ultrasound scan uses sound waves to capture images of the internals of your body. The screen of the ultrasound machine displays real-time images of the internal structures of the body. 

Ultrasound scans can be used for various purposes hence their different names. The best diagnostic ultrasound centre will offer below mentioned scans-

  • Hysterosonography
  • Obstetric Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound – Abdomen
  • Children’s (Pediatric) Ultrasound¬†
  • Ultrasound – Breast (mammography)
  • Ultrasound – Carotid
  • Ultrasound – Musculoskeletal
  • Sonography – Musculoskeletal
  • Prostate Ultrasound
  • Scrotal Ultrasound
  • Thyroid Ultrasound
  • Vascular Ultrasound
  • Venous Ultrasound (Extremities)
  • Ultrasound-Guided Breast Biopsy

Procedure of the Ultrasound Scan

You need to wear loose and comfortable clothes for the ultrasound scan as the area to be examined should be naked. If you are not wearing appropriate clothes, you will be given a hospital gown to wear. You will be asked to lie on a scan table. The area of concern will be exposed and a special Gel will be applied to the area. The specialised Gel is used for the scan as the gel prevents unnecessary air from getting in between the scanner/transducer and the skin. Then a probe is used known as the transducer. Transducer is run over the gel placed area to capture real time scan images of the concerned area. Once the necessary images are captured, the gel is wiped off and you are free. You will then need to wait for your reports. Cost-friendly ultrasound scans offer accuracy in reports and precision.

Disadvantages of Ultrasound Scan

The ultrasound scan is incapable of representing or showing structures that are present beneath the hard tissues. The hard tissues are the bones. Hence, the ultrasound scan cannot show the lungs appropriately as they are covered with ribs. It cannot show the detailed view of pelvic soft structures that are present beneath the pelvic bones. Additionally, the scan cannot show areas that are filled with air or gas.

How to Choose the Best Ultrasound Scan Centre

According to us, the best Ultrasound scan centre will provide a clear report with 100 per cent accuracy that will assist the patient and get him/her know well the exact cause of the problem that He or she is facing as well as a good ultrasound scan machine will produce a clear 3D scan of the affected body part for proper screening and diagnosis Ganesh diagnostic centre provide this scan at much better quality with top results and right and better treatment to the patient to ensure patient safety and well being.

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