An abdominal pelvic scan, is a rather frequent diagnostic procedure, that gynecologists perform on a day to day basis. Using the right ultrasound scanner to assess organs and structures within the female pelvis.
A pelvic ultrasound allows quick visualization of the female pelvic organs and structures including the uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
Which ultrasound scanner is suitable for abdominal pelvic imaging?
Which are : Endometrium, Uterus (also known as the womb), Ovaries, Cervix, Vagina, Vulva.
The portable ultrasound device helps the practitioner Find problems with the structure of the uterus or ovaries, look for cancer in the ovaries, uterus, or bladder, find an intrauterine device (IUD). In addition, it helps them look for growths like noncancerous tumors, fibroids, or cysts, discover the cause of abnormal bleeding or pain, valuate or treat fertility problems…
The SIFULTRAS-5.2 does not only aid doctors in monitoring baby’s growth during pregnancy, Check for pelvic inflammatory disease (PID — an infection of the uterus, ovaries, or fallopian tubes), diagnose an ectopic pregnancy (a fertilized egg that grows outside of the uterus), but also find a tissue sample to remove from the uterus during an endometrial biopsy.
Another type of ultrasound used for pelvic examination is Doppler ultrasound, sometimes called a duplex study, used to show the speed and direction of blood flow in certain pelvic organs. Unlike a standard ultrasound, some sound waves during the Doppler exam are audible.
Although, pelvic exams may be performed in 2 methods : a transabdominal (through the abdomen) and a transvaginal (through the vagina). Which we’ll discuss in another article.
Abdominal pelvic exam may be performed by an obstetrician, gynecologist or OB/GYN specializes in reproductive organs.