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What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?

Diagnostic ultrasound also called diagnostic medical sonography is a non-invasive technique used to image organs inside the body using high-frequency sound waves that are above the audible range. A camera or small handheld transducer along with a bit of gel is used on the skin to obtain the best images possible. These images are seen … Continue reading “What is the difference between Diagnostic Ultrasound & Therapeutic Ultrasound?”

Scan of the Week: Twins at 9 Weeks Gestation

Here is a cute video of twins at just 9 weeks gestation during an Early Pregnancy Scan.

What is Ultrasound?

Today were going to talk about General Ultrasound! When you attend for an Ultrasound Scan, high-frequency sound waves are being produced to capture live images from inside your body. This medical test, also known as sonography, is used to help diagnose the causes of swelling, pain, other causes of abdominal discomfort or to check the … Continue reading “What is Ultrasound?”

When is the best time to attend for an Early Pregnancy Scan?

Today we’re going to talk about when is the best time to attend for your Early Pregnancy Scan. Hi, Siobhan here, Patient Support Specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. Your home pregnancy test just turned positive. A really good time to come for an early pregnancy ultrasound is no sooner than 6 and a half weeks when … Continue reading “When is the best time to attend for an Early Pregnancy Scan?”

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month & we wanted to do our part by donating €1 from every scan performed in the month of October to Breast Cancer Ireland 💗 More research is needed for prevention and to achieve a cure for breast cancer. We believe patients should attend a dedicated breast centre for a full examination if … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

How can I prepare for my Abdominal or Pelvic Ultrasound Scan?

Today we’re going to talk about what preparations are required for an Abdominal Scan & Pelvic Scan. Before attending for a Pelvic Ultrasound we recommend our patient’s drink 1 Litre of water one hour prior to their appointment time. Before an Abdominal Ultrasound, patient’s are required to fast from food for at least 6 hours … Continue reading “How can I prepare for my Abdominal or Pelvic Ultrasound Scan?”

Scan of the Week: 9 Week Old Baby Scan

  9 Week Old Baby Ultrasound: In this video & photos, we are showing you a sample of what you would see at 9 weeks gestation.

What is the Well Baby Scan?

What is the Well Baby Scan?  Hi I am Siobhan, patient support specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. The Well Baby Scan is performed to determine the position, growth and the health of the fetus between 20-40 weeks. What will be assessed during the Well Baby Scan? This scan will commonly measure: – the size of the … Continue reading “What is the Well Baby Scan?”

All About Fertility Ultrasound Scans in Dublin

At Ultrasound Dimensions we offer a fertility scanning service for those trying to conceive naturally or those that are undergoing fertility treatment at another centre. Hi I am Siobhan, patient support specialist at Ultrasound Dimensions. We have partnered with treatment centres both in Ireland and abroad to help monitor the cycles of women going through … Continue reading “All About Fertility Ultrasound Scans in Dublin”

All About the (Children’s) Paediatric Ultrasound Scan

Today we’re going to talk about paediatric ultrasound. Paediatric ultrasound is a diagnostic medical test performed on babies and young children. Ultrasound technology utilizes sound waves to help create images of your child’s body. We understand that a parent’s primary concern is for the comfort and safety of their child. We help to put you … Continue reading “All About the (Children’s) Paediatric Ultrasound Scan”