Ultrasonography, also called as Ultrasound or USG or 2D scanning is a diagnostic test that transmits high-frequency sound waves through body tissues. The echoes are recorded and transformed into images of the internal structures of the body.
Ultrasound scan helps to diagnose various diseases and conditions of the body.
Ultrasound is used to see images of soft tissue structures of the body. It is widely used to see abdominal structures, such as gall bladder, liver, pancreas, kidneys, female reproductive organs — and even baby in the womb. Ultrasound is also used to see any soft tissue structures in the body. It has limited use to visualise bones and air containing structures, such as lungs and intestinal gas shadows.
Early pregnancy scan/viability scan
NT Scan /Nuchal scan
Anomaly scan/Mid trimester scan
Note: All the fetal structures may not be visualized at the time of scan due to technical factors, biological factors, position of the baby and liquor volume in the uterus. Minor anomalies may be missed because of the subtle findings.
Fetal Echocardiogram/ Cardiac scan
Biophysical profile scan(BPS) /Interval growth scan/ Fetal wellbeing scan
Note: As per government order, gender detection and disclosure of the fetus sex is strictly prohibited in our centre.
Ultrasound scan can be done for any organ of the body, A few commonly performed studies are as follows:
Studies have shown that ultrasound is not hazardous. As such there are no harmful side effects, since ultrasound does not use any radiation.
Yes. Some minor findings may be missed unintentionally. The reason for missed findings are many, such as deep seated abnormalities, subtle findings, gas filled intestine loops, expertise of the doctor.etc.,. It is recommended to correlate ultrasound findings clinically and with other medical tests.