Ultrasound of the abdominal cavity - Клініка Стефана Хміля

Ultrasound of the abdominal cavity

Ultrasound examinations is one of the most effective, safe and affordable in our time. The location and size of the internal organs, as well as the structure of their tissues, normal or abnormal state can be determined with the help of ultrasound of the abdominal cavity.

Ultrasound examination of the kidneys, spleen, liver and bile ducts, pancreas and gall bladder is an optimal method for obtaining information for the analysis of the health of the digestive system and vessels. True, this diagnosis requires some preparation of the patient.

Ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity surpasses its safety, harmlessness, accuracy, relative simplicity of exploitation and affordable price of all available diagnostic methods for investigating of digestive organs. In our clinic, you will be able to undergo the most complete and reliable examination.

Indications for ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity are virtually all painful sensations in the upper abdomen, a feeling of heaviness in the right hypochondrium, bitterness in the mouth, and acute pain in the right hypochondrium.

A very important point is the patient’s preparation for ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity, as improper preparation can affect the quality of the image and, ultimately, the results of the study.

By following the simple recommendations for the preparation for the ultrasound of the abdominal cavity, you will significantly improve the quality of the study.

8 hours before the ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity it is better to refrain from eating at all. And two days before – from products that cause abdominal bloating (fruits, raw vegetables, milk, juices, сarbonated water, cabbage, legumes, black bread, etc.). For patients with diabetes, a light breakfast is allowed as an exception.

If you suffer from a flatulence, it is recommended in the evening, on the eve of the study to take 5-6 tablets of activated charcoal. For the same purpose, you can take 2-3 spoonfuls of Simethicone (“Espumisan”).

You must not smoke before ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity, as it can lead to a reduction of the gall bladder, and thus distort the results of the study

The duration of ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity usually does not exceed 15-20 minutes.

Excellent high-resolution visualization of organs allows us to apply in the medical practice ultrasound examination of the abdominal cavity.

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