USG 3D Pelvis is a diagnostic scan that provides detailed 3D images of the entire pelvic floor with a single test using an ultrasound technique.
What is USG 3D Pelvis?
USG 3D Pelvis uses sound waves to produce 3D images of the lower abdomen and pelvis. There are three types of pelvic ultrasound: abdominal for both sexes, vaginal for women, and rectal for men.
How is USG 3D Pelvis performed?
USG 3D Pelvis is performed in the following steps:
- The patient is asked to lie down on the examination table and a lubricating gel is applied to the pelvic area.
- An ultrasound instrument, known as a transducer, is placed against the skin of the patient and used to transmit high-frequency ultrasound waves into the body.
- The transducer has both 2D and 3D capabilities.
- The 3D pictures that appear on the monitor are captured by the lab technician.
Side Effects/Risks of USG 3D Pelvis
USG 3D Pelvis can be uncomfortable in the scanned region hurts before the procedure. There are no serious harmful side effects or risks associated with the test. If the patient experiences any pain or discomfort, they should immediately contact their doctor.
Preparation before performing USG 3D Pelvis
There are no special dietary preparations necessary before performing USG 3D Pelvis. Patients should however
- Wear loose and comfortable clothes.
- Remove all clothing and jewelry.
- Drink a lot of water at least an hour before the examination and stop drinking water at least 45 minutes before to give the body time to absorb water. The bladder needs to be full before the procedure can be performed.
Post-care after USG 3D Pelvis
No post-care is necessary after performing USG 3D Pelvis.
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