Ultrasound of abdomen
Ultrasound of abdomen represents a very modern and wide spread diagnostic procedure in medicine which in absolutely harmless and painless way offers information on the condition of abdominal organs: gall bladder and bile ducts, pancreas, spleen, kidneys, suprarenal glands, cradle, prostate and blood vessels in abdominal.
This sort of examination is needed in cases of:
1. stomach aches
2. changes and diseases of liver
3. inflammations and changes on gall bladder and kidneys
4. problem in urinating and blood in urine
5. some infective diseases
6. other conditions according to the doctors’ estimation
In order to perform an abdominal ultrasound examination it is necessary to have previous preparation which includes exclusion of food for 5 to 6 hours before the examination with taking at least 2 or 3 glasses of water 90 minutes before the examination in order to make the cradle full. Of course, it is necessary to avoid urination before the examination.
For other ultrasound and colour Doppler examinations it is not necessary to prepare for.