Testes Ultrasound

Written referral by GP or Consultants

The examining radiologist must check the identity of the patient immediately prior to the scan

The scan will enable the radiologist to see the contents of the scrotum ie testes and epididymis.

No preparation

Clean tidy room, ultrasound gel and gloves.

Patient is lying supine on the couch. Ultrasound gel is placed on patient’s  scrotum and the probe is placed on scrotum. The scan takes about 15-20 minutes.

The probe is cleaned and disinfected after the scan before reuse.

The patient is told the scan is finished and given tissues to clean themselves. No other special aftercare is needed.

Scan findings are communicated with the patient and the report will be faxed to the GP the next working day.

© Copyright 2021 – Lakeside Medical Diagnostics. All rights reserved | Powered by Ferns IT