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Patient Ultrasound information

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What is Ultrasound?

Apart from X-rays, ultrasound scans are the most commonly performed medical imaging test in the United Kingdom. Last year, over 10 million ultrasound scans were undertaken in the NHS alone – that’s more than CT and MRI scans added together!
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The Ultrasound Examination

Ultrasound is a very safe and well tolerated examination and it is very good at looking at certain organs and diseases/problems associated with those organs. It is a painless examination using soundwaves not x-ray with no known harmful effects on humans. Read More

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FAQs Pregnancy scans

Is it possible to determine the exact date I conceived?
No. Ultrasound is only accurate to within a few days either side of conception. However, the earlier in pregnancy you have the scan the more accurate it is. Read More

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FAQs Medical Ultrasound

Is Ultrasound safe?
There is no evidence that Ultrasound is harmful if performed by a qualified practitioner using correctly maintained and calibrated machines and ultrasound   Read More

Types of examinations

  • Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans
  • 3D and 4D scans
  • Medical Ultrasound Scans
  • Genetic testing (NIPT)
 

Types of Scans and procedures

Pregnancy ultrasound scans

Pregnancy Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound is a non-invasive and safe form of medical imaging used to diagnose many medical conditions. We specialise in providing a comprehensive selection of antenatal scans to monitor the development....

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3D / 4D SCANS

3D and 4D Scans

3D and 4D baby scanning is an amazing three dimensional picture of your baby on the screen. Your baby can even sometimes be seen moving, yawning, sucking its thumb and even smiling. A truly magical experience!....

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Medical ultrasound Scans

Medical Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound is a non-invasive and safe form of medical imaging used to assess most of the major organs in the body and to diagnose many medical conditions.
We specialise in providing a comprehensive....

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