Ultrasound Care Procedures
A list of all the procedures offered by Ultrasound Care for handy reference.
Understanding your baby’s diagnosis is important when deciding what is best for you and your baby. Our team is highly experienced and specifically trained to diagnose abnormalities that can be uncommon. We offer high level early fetal structural assessments, including early fetal heart scans, which can help diagnose heart abnormalities as early as 12 weeks gestation.
Sometimes, testing may need to go beyond a basic amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling. In special circumstances after consultation with your Doctor, we offer fetal bladder drainage, fetal cyst drainage and selective procedures in twins and triplets.
In some cases, testing needs to go beyond the standard karyotype or microarray. We offer targeted tests and more complex testing such as tri-exome analysis. These tests are complex and may give information that is unexpected. It is important that you have a good understanding about what the test is for and the complexities in the results. Our Doctors and Genetic Counsellors are here to guide you through each step.
complication of a dilatation and curettage. It occurs when an instrument unintentionally
penetrates into the muscle of the uterus. Intraoperative ultrasound guidance may help
reduce this risk and can help your Doctor get access to the cavity of the uterus more easily. Ultrasound guidance may also reduce the risk of trauma to the cervix or creating a false path into the uterine muscle. It can also help in ensuring that the intended surgical procedure was successful. Our Sonographers and Doctors are skilled in ultrasound guidance. This service is provided in consultation with your Doctor. Indications for ultrasound guidance in theatre include the following: