5007 Summerville Road Phenix City, AL 36867
Ultrasound is a painless exam using soundwaves to capture images of the abdomen, breast, male and female reproductive systems, kidneys, thyroid, the developing fetus among other uses. We use this technology to find clots or even narrowing of arteries as well as evaluating the heart. There is no radiation and no contrast involved. At Bridgeway Diagnostics we use new state of the art GE equipment with 3D/4D capability to improve precision and accuracy.
Ultrasounds are performed for a wide range of purposes. Sometimes as a screening tool such as during pregnancy or to give us further information on a known entity such as a thyroid nodule or gallbladder stones. Ultrasound is a non-
Ultrasound uses no radiation. There is no injection or contrast for your exam. The sonographer will apply gel to your body and image in the region of concern.
Your sonographer is not permitted to discuss findings with you. If the exam is stat the results will be called to your physician immediately after the exam. Routine exams will be reported to your physician within 24 hours.
Ultrasound uses no radiation. There is no injection or contrast for your exam. Preparation varies depending on the exam and will be discussed with you at the time of your exam. If you have any questions please call us!
Q. What are the risks to an ultrasound?
A. Ultrasounds are considered to be one of the safest imaging exams available. Ultrasound uses no radiation. There is no injection or contrast for your exam.
Q. Why would I receive an ultrasound after a mammogram?
A. Women with dense breast tissue will often undergo additional screening with our 3-