Complete Abdominal Ultrasound
- 30 min30 minutes
- Location 1
OVERVIEW: This examine the pancreas, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, kidneys, aorta, peritoneum, retroperitoneum inferior vena cava (IVC), spleen and urinary Bladder. PREPARATION: Preparations depend on the type of ultrasound you are having. · For a study of the liver, gallbladder, spleen, and pancreas, you may be asked to eat a fat-free meal on the evening before the test and then to avoid eating for eight to 6 hours before the test. · For ultrasound of the kidneys, you may be asked to drink four to six glasses of liquid about an hour before the test to fill your bladder. You may be asked to avoid eating for eight to 6 hours before the test to avoid gas buildup in the intestines. · For ultrasound of the renal arteries aorta, you may need to avoid eating for eight to 6 hours before the test. This test can rule out and diagnose a number of problems such as (not limited to): · The cause of abdominal pain · The cause of kidney infections · The cause of nausea/vomiting · Diagnose ascites and masses · Diagnose and monitor tumors/cancer · Diagnose and examine organs for swelling · Look for stones in the gallbladder, bile ducts, kidneys · Look for cause of abnormal blood tests · Look for damage after an injury or cause of a fever The reason for the test will depend on your symptoms.
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Goshen Medical Imaging, Grenada