The offer of the Medicover Hospital also includes a gynaecological ultrasound examination. It is performed by intravaginal (transvaginal) and transabdominal methods. The latter method of examination is performed in patients who have not yet started intercourse. Similarly to ultrasound examination of urinary tract, it is necessary to use an easily digestible diet and drink 1.5 litres of still water before examination. In turn, before the transvaginal examination it is necessary to empty the bladder and ensure intimate hygiene.
Gynaecological examination at the Medicover Hospital is performed by specialists with many years of experience. They use modern equipment, thanks to which the images obtained allow for a quick and accurate diagnosis, as well as effective recovery. Gynaecological ultrasound enables to assess the state of the uterus (including cervix), ovaries, fallopian tubes, vagina, endometrium and myometrium.
Gynaecological ultrasound examination should be performed in the case of following:
- chronic lower abdominal pain,
- suspected developmental defects of reproductive organs or their diseases,
- infertility treatment,
- suspicion of pregnancy,
- prophylactically at least every 2 years.
Comprehensive ultrasound examination of reproductive system enables to detect: polycystic ovary syndrome, ovarian cysts and tumours, neoplastic lesions, uterine fibroids, abnormally thickened endometrium, cervical erosions, cysts and polyps.