Trans abdominal ultrasound scan to assess the organs in the abdomen eg liver, spleen and kidney.

Trans abdominal ultrasound scan. Some warm gel is applied to your lower abdomen and a probe is used to transmit ultrasound images to the screen for interpretation.

These scans assess the solid organs in the upper abdomen i.e. liver, gall bladder, bile ducts, pancreas, spleen, kidney and aorta.

This test is not to done assess your stomach or bowel; there are other tests to do this.

Why they are done

These scans are done for many reasons e.g. pain in the abdomen, gallstones, jaundice, hepatitis, masses, pancreatitis, checking the aorta, cancer follow up, abnormal liver blood tests.

How long it takes

20min

Prices

  • $300.00
  • $200.00 for liver only for immigration.

How to prepare

You will need to fast (Water only) for 6 hours prior to the scan.

You must bring your referral with you. We cannot scan you without the referral from you doctor or midwife.

What to expect

The sonographer will discuss the results with you. These results will be with your referrer in 1-2 days.

If urgent the sonographer will phone your referrer.

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