Bulk Bill Ultrasound Gold Coast
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Images are captured in real time which enhances the diagnostic capabilities for things like pregnancy and blood flow and is idea for performing procedures under imaging guidance such as pain relief injections, treatment of tendon injuries as well as taking small specimen of tissue for analysis, known as either a Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) or Biopsy.
You will need to make an appointment for an ultrasound examination. Ultrasound examinations of the different body parts may require special preparation. Please take the time to read the summary of instructions below for the type of ultrasound examination you are to undergo. If you have any questions please discuss them with our reception staff when you make your appointment. Please advise at the time of booking if you are aware you are having twins.
- Nothing to eat or drink for 6 hours prior to your appointment
Doppler, Aorta & Renal
- Fast for 8 hours prior to your appointment
Pelvis, Renal and First Trimester (first 3 months) Pregnancy
- Empty bladder one hour before your examination and immediately drink 1 litre of water (4 cups) within 1 hour of the examination. Do note empty bladder – your bladder must be full for this examination.
Other Ultrasound examinations
- No preparation required unless otherwise instructed.