Ultrasound uses sound waves to create images of internal body structures. Real time 3-D image technology also called 4D used by IDC has revolutionized these studies to next level.
Ultrasound role in female health:
Ultrasound is most safe, simple and primary test to rule out any abnormality. These include
- PCOS Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
- Fibroid Uterus
- Ovarian Cyst
- Cancers of ovary, uterus etc
Ultrasound during pregnancy:
Dating Scan advised between 8-14 weeks of pregnancy. Expected date of delivery (EDD) is calculated during this study that’s why known as dating scan.
Anomaly Scan advised during 18-21 week of pregnancy. Fetal abnormalities (anomalies) are picked during this study. The radiologist can also comment on the gender of the coming baby at this time.
3D Scan advised usually after 24 weeks onward. One can see the baby face & ultrasound pictures. So you may see your baby before he sees the world