Ultrasound of the uterus and ovaries – assessment of the gynaecological organs
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This scan be performed at any stage of the menstrual cycle, however, day 3-5 is the optimal time to assess for endometrial polyps. If irregular bleeding or query polyps is on your referral letter, aim to book an appointment a few days after your period has started.
A pelvic ultrasound scan serves to image the organs of the pelvis – in women this includes the uterus, lining of the uterus and the ovaries and in men it includes the bladder, prostate and kidneys. It is a quick, non-invasive way of confirming or excluding certain pathology in relation to the pelvic organs. We perform transvaginal scanning for our female patients who are referred for this type of examination as this method of scanning is superior to transabdominal scanning.
This scan examines
Typical requests include
- Query Fibroids
- Endometrial Thickness
- Query Cysts
- Query Endometriosis
- Query Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
- Query Appendicitis
- Location of Intrauterine Contraceptive Device