- Gender scan – pros and cons
One of the decisions all parents-to-be are expected to make is whether to find out their baby’s gender or not by having a gender ultrasound scan. On one side, some may consider it less traditional because women throughout history did not know what gender their child was going to be, but on the other – […]
- Happy Mother’s Day!
Only a mother knows the feeling of a small human being growing inside her belly while developing a life-long bond with those heart beats thudding inside her. That is why we want to congratulate all our patients, both the mothers and the mothers-to-be, this special day, as it is one that is particularly dedicated to […]
- Should NHS provide ovarian cancer screening to all women?
While recent ovarian cancer screening research has given hope that detecting ovarian cancer in early stages could save lives, there is still no fully accurate interpretation of the results. Researchers need more time to determine whether early ovarian cancer detection can actually save lives, and until then, patients are left without the regular national ovarian […]
- Liver Scan
What is a Liver Scan? Liver ultrasound scan is a diagnostic examination by ultrasound, designed to show the size and structure of the liver, echogenicity of it and any possible growth ot focal changes within liver. It is performed in order to detect any abnormalities. At Private Ultrasound Clinic we offer expert liver scan service […]
In vitro fertilization is a form of fertility treatments and entails deep emotional involvement of both partners, thus should be approached with special attention. What is IVF? In vitro fertilisation is an artificial process in which women’s eggs are fertilised in laboratory conditions, either by her partner’s sperm or a donor’s sperm, and then inserted back into her womb, […]
- Men’s health: testicular scan
Unfortunately, more and more young people are affected by certain conditions, the early diagnosis of which could prevent more serious consequences later on. One such condition is testicular cancer, which is very often diagnosed in young men as well. That is one of the main reasons to regularly have precautionary testicular scans, even when the […]
- Importance of early pregnancy scans
What is an early pregnancy scan? Early pregnancy scan is one of the most important ultrasound scans in pregnancy because it confirms the pregnancy and verifies the fetus is developing as expected. It can be repeated after a couple of weeks, in order to follow the typical development of your baby and to check if the heartbeat […]
- Bonding With Your Baby via 4D Ultrasound
4D ultrasound scans create a special bond between parents-to-be and their baby – especially in first-child families. You know your baby is there, you can see the tummy bump slowly growing, but once you get to see your baby’s face and how it is moving inside your womb, your parental instinct become so intense and […]
- The journey of pregnancy
What is an ultrasound scan? Ultrasound scanning, or sonography, is a standard procedure in medical practice established more than 30 years ago. It is completely safe and there have never been any known side-effects on the mother or the baby. It functions on the principle of sending out sound waves inaudible to humans via an ultrasound […]
- Hello world! Welcome to Private Ultrasound Blog!
When it comes to early pregnancy scans, one of our next blog topics, we will also be looking at Nuchal scans, anatomy, growth and gender scans, while inevitably discussing the importance of presentation scan, 4d baby bonding scans and the all-important Doppler scanning. Turning our attention to more general female wellbeing and female health, Well Woman Scans […]