What is a Well Woman Ultrasound Scan package?
Well Woman Ultrasound Scan package is a range of ultrasound diagnostic scans examining the health and condition of the upper abdomen and pelvic area organs, including bladder and urinary tract.
One of our specialty scans includes Ovarian Cancer Screening, for which we hold a special licence.
TVUS (transvaginal ultrasound) uses sound waves to look at the uterus, fallopian tubes, and ovaries It can help find a mass (tumour) in the ovary, but it can’t actually tell if a mass is cancer or benign. Further examinations with blood tests would follow up in case the scan shows any cause for concern.
What will a Well Woman Scan examine?
Upper abdominal area scan will look at the size, shape and structure of
The scan assesses those organs for possible cyst, masses, calculi or lymph nodes.
Lower abdomen area ultrasound scan will examine
The scan will look at these organ’s shape, size and structure and assess for possible cyst, masses, calculi, dilatation or polyps.
Pelvic area and Ovarian cancer screening will assess the size, structure and shape of
- Fallopian tubes
again looking for masses, fibroids, cysts, polyps, calcifications.
How is the ultrasound scan performed?
Upper and lower abdominal area are scanned externally, with an ultrasound probe gently gliding over the abdomen.
Pelvic ultrasound, including Ovarian Cancer Screening, are performed internally- it is a trans-vaginal scan, where an ultrasound probe is gently inserted in order to provide most accurate diagnostics for organs including uterus, both ovaries and fallopian tubes.
This is an entirely painless and safe procedure, although it might not sound as a most comfortable one. Our staff are there to gently guide you and to ensure your comfort during the examination.
Please let us know if you are allergic to latex or have any concerns over trans-vaginal ultrasound.
What are the preparations for this ultrasound scan?
For the upper abdomen scan please be advised that 4 hour fasting is required – no food or drinks to be consumed but you can drink water as normal.
If you are on any medication or therapy or have diabetes, please let us know.
You should continue to take your therapy/ medications as normal.
What is included with the scan?
As with all our scans, your results are immediately available and you can discuss them with our medical staff and get advice on any further steps.
You will be provided with:
- full medical ultrasound report
- high resolution digital images
Is someone available at the clinic to discuss further questions/ concerns after the scan?
Yes, an ultrasound specialist Doctor will be available to talk to if you have additional questions or concerns.
They will also be able to recommend specialist Doctors in the Harley Street area should you need to see one following your scan.
How easy is to book an appointment?
We introduced an easy and user friendly online booking system for your convenience.
We understand the pressures of our fast-lane lifestyles nowadays and strive to meet your busy schedule by offering a fast-track, same day appointments during weekdays and Saturdays, as well as 2 evening clinics on alternate days each week.
Easy to Book a Scan
We follow your schedule- choose the time that suits you