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?”
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?”
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? 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?”
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”
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”
Looking to find out if you are having a boy or girl? Siobhan tells us the best time for a gender scan. Visit our Gender Scan page to learn more.