Ultrasound scans use high frequency sound waves to image the inside of your body, projecting the pictures onto a screen. Ultrasound does not use radiation and is painless.
Preparations for ultrasound scans vary depending on the procedure. Our friendly reception staff will inform you of any preparation requirements at the time of booking.
Pelvic, Renal and Obstetric scans: These scans require you to have a full bladder. You will be required to drink 1.0 litre of water starting 90 minutes prior to your appointment and completing 60 minutes prior to your appointment, and do not use the bathroom.
Abdominal, Renal Arteries and Aorta arteries Ultrasound: Fasting 6 hours prior to your appointment (nothing to eat or drink).
Breast, Thyroid, Testes and Musculoskeletal (muscle, bone, joint related): No preparation is required.
Harbour Radiology provides an extensive range of high quality ultrasound imaging including the following examinations:
• Obstetrics and Nuchal Translucency
• Ultrasound guided injections and biopsies
Please bring your request form from your referring practitioner to your appointment.
Please remember to bring all previous X-rays and imaging reports with you to your appointment.
Locations where this service is available
• North Sydney