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25.09.2021Sharp Ultrasound Ltd
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PATIENT INSTRUCTIONS

Prepare

Phone for an Appointment and to see if a Fee is applicable

Continue taking your medication as normal

Diabetics: If your preparations require fasting please consult with your Doctor

Complete the necessary preparations

Ensure you have your Referral Form

Bring any previous relevant imaging Reports

Arrive

Have Referral Form with you (including any relevant imaging Reports)

10 – 15 minutes before Appointment for our details to be checked and registered

Ensure necessary preparations are complete (incomplete preparations may cause a delay to or re-booking of your Appointment)

Support

You are welcome to bring a Support Person or Chaperone for sensitive examinations

Family members are most welcome to attend, however, please bear in mind that the scan is a medical test and that the scan room only has room for 2 Family Members

We prefer that only a small number of people come into the room with you and that young children are under the control of another adult

If English is not your first language we invite you to bring an interpreter

Your scan

Please do not bring recording devices / cameras into the room and ensure cellphones are switched off

The Sonographer may ask you questions about your condition / medical history, however your privacy will be respected at all times

Finish

Our receptionist will complete your account and payment for the end of your visit

Your scan is reviewed by the Sonographer and Specialist Radiologist with the results sent by secure electronic link direct to your referrer

We can send your images direct to your email address for a small fee

Questions?

Please contact us on 04 298 7770

GENERAL

ABDOMEN

Examination:

Upper Abdominal (Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, Spleen, Kidneys, Aorta)

Preparation

Fast for 6 hours before appointment time

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

ABDOMEN & PELVIS

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Examination:

Upper Abdominal (Liver, Biliary Tract, Pancreas, Spleen, Kidneys, Aorta including Pelvis and Bladder)

Preparation

Fill Bladder by drinking 1 litre of water finishing one before appointment time and hold the water in

Fast for 6 hours before appointment time

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

MALE RENAL TRACT

Examination:

Kidneys

Ureter

Bladder

Prostate

Preparation

Fill Bladder by drinking 1 litre of water finishing one before appointment time and hold the water in

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

FEMALE RENAL TRACT

Examination:

Kidneys

Ureter

Bladder

Preparation

Fill Bladder by drinking 1 litre of water finishing one before appointment time and hold the water in

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

FEMALE PELVIS

Examination:

Uterus

Endometrium

Ovaries

Bladder

Preparation

Fill Bladder by drinking 1 litre of water finishing one before appointment time and hold the water in

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

NECK / THYROID

Examination:

Thyroid Gland

Neck Structures

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

BREAST SINGLE OR BILATERAL

Examination:

Suspected Lump

Pain Investigation (NOTE: Over 35 Years of Age require recent Mammography prior to Scan)

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

SCROTUM (incl Inguinal Canal)

Examination:

Scrotum

Testis

Epididymis

Varicocele

Hydrocele

Hernia

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

MUSCULOSKELETAL / SPORTS

UPPER LIMB

Examination:

Musculoskeletal Region to be scanned as indicated / requested by Referrer

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

LOWER LIMB

Examination:

Musculoskeletal Region to be scanned as indicated / requested by Referrer

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

SOFT TISSUE LUMPS / HERNIA

Examination:

Lumps / bumps / hernia region to be scanned as indicated / required by Referrer

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

VASCULAR / VEIN

DVT LEG

Examination:

Leg DVT

Groin to Ankle

Deep Veins

Superficial Veins

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

DVT ARM

Examination:

Arm DVT

Axilla to Forearm

Deep Veins

Superficial Veins

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

AAA SCREENING

Examination:

Abdominal Aortic Screening and surveillance

Preparation

No Preparation Required

Bring Referral Form

Read “Patient Instructions”

3D / 4D IMAGING

26 – 30 WEEKS

Appointment:

Specialised 3D and 4D Scans are undertaken between 26 and 30 Weeks. Please call the Clinic for Terms and Conditions, Prices and Booking 04 298 7770