A soft tissue ultrasound is done to examine the soft tissues surrounding lumps and bumps and other swellings on the body. Ultrasound can determine whether the lumps are cystic (fluid-filled) or solid. Who is suitable for a soft tissue ultrasound scan? This procedure may be requested for those who have: -Lumps -Enlarged lymph nodes -Infections … Continue reading “What is a soft tissue ultrasound scan?”
No matter if you have 5 or 6 toes, we love each and every one of them.We recently did a Detailed Anomaly Scan// 20-week scan where we discovered 6 toes. The Anomaly Scan essentially examines the baby’s anatomy in a detailed manner and is carried out between 20 and 24 gestational weeks.
During the early stages of pregnancy we know you can feel like a bundle of nerves, so we’re here to help with our pregnancy scan services. Since 2007, at Ultrasound Dimensions we’ve performed thousands of scans for expectant parents. We offer reassurance at all stages of pregnancy. The early scan to confirm your pregnancy and … Continue reading “Ultrasound Services Overview”
Can you bring family & friends to your pregnancy scan? The answer is: YES! A pregnancy scan is a family affair at our clinic, so you can share your baby scan experience by bringing whomever you want and as many people as you like.
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?”
Here is a cute video of twins at just 9 weeks gestation during an Early Pregnancy Scan.
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?”
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?”
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”
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?”