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UItrasound provides detailed, real time information without the use of radiation.
The ability to see a moving image also makes ultrasound an excellent tool for guiding procedures such as needle biopsies and injections.
The concept behind interventional radiology is to diagnose and treat patients using the least invasive techniques available to minimise risk, improve health outcomes and overall recovery time.
Interventional radiology utilises the latest technology in diagnostic imaging.
It is essential that your preparation needs are considered in conjunction with existing medical conditions such as diabetes or heart failure.
If either of these conditions apply to you, or if you have any other concerns, please advise our Customer Service Team who will be able to provide you with personalised preparation information for your appointment.
Preparation for an ultrasound will vary depending on the type of examination requested. For your specific appointment, your preparation requirements will be outlined to you at the time of booking with Qscan.
Images are generated with the use of a small hand held ultrasound transducer.
High frequency sound waves, not audible to the human ear, are transmitted to the area of interest and the reflected signal is converted into an image.
Depending on your scan, you may be required to change into a gown.
You will then be positioned accordingly for your scan.You will need to bring your referral and any previous x-rays or scans with you to your appointment.