Abdominal ultrasound examination

Ultrasound examination is the most popular method of assessing the condition of organs and tissues inside the body. One of the most frequently performed tests is ultrasound of abdominal cavity, which is also among the services offered by the Medicover Hospital. Specialists carrying out this examination have a professional knowledge of internal organ diseases and many years of experience in diagnosing these ailments.

Abdominal ultrasound examination should be carried out immediately when the patient is complaining of the following:
- chronic abdominal pain,
- colic pain,
- vomiting and diarrhoea,
- fever of unknown origin,
- problems with passing stool and urine,
- unintentional weight loss,
- bleeding from the gastrointestinal tract and genital tract,
- yellowed skin (jaundice).

Our specialists have professional knowledge and also use the latest equipment. Thanks to this, performed examinations improves the diagnosis thereby choosing of appropriate treatment methods, that will allow the patient to recover. Ultrasound of the abdominal cavity includes examination of the following:
- kidney
- bladder,
- uterus and ovaries (in women), prostate (in men),
- liver,
- gallbladder,
- pancreas,
- adrenal glands,
- spleen.

Correctly performed abdominal ultrasound examination enables to early detect life-threatening diseases, including jaundice, cholelithiasis, neoplastic lesions, abdominal injuries, kidney stones (nephrolithiasis), acute pancreatitis, abdominal aortic aneurysm, vein thrombosis, appendicitis, enlargement of internal organs.