Upper Abdominal Scan




This scan is available to men from 16 years of age.

    We will perform a detailed scan to look at the size, shape and condition of the:

      • gall bladder, biliary system and pancreas
      • liver
      • both kidneys
      • spleen and central blood vessels

              Common examples for having this ultrasound scan are:

              • detection of gall stones or polyps
              • assessing the liver
              • assessing the kidneys for function

                  We will provide a Sonographer report at the time with a Medical Follow Up Recommendation if necessary.

                  Please contact us if you would like to know more about our health scans.

                  Pre-scan preparation

                  Need to expose lower part of abdomen so ideally wear 2 piece garments i.e trousers and top.

                  8 hours of fasting required. No breakfast if morning appointment / no lunch for afternoon appointment. Clear fluids including black tea or coffee are allowed.

                  For diabetics maintain food intake but avoid fatty or dairy products.

                  Maintain normal medication.

                  All of our first line ultrasound scans are optional. You must be at least 16 years old and you should have no existing medical condition or treatment pending that relates to the scan you are booking. If you are in any doubt about having any type of scan, you should consult your GP.

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