Gastrointestinal ultrasound

Ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract is an informative and harmless method for diagnosing the organs of the digestive system. With the help of the examination, you can quickly assess the state of the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract: esophageal, large and small intestines, stomach.

The procedure allows you to detect such diseases as gastritis, ulcer, enteritis, pancreatitis, pathological neoplasms. The obtained results help the specialist to establish the diagnosis accurately and prescribe an effective treatment.

The method does not have a negative effect on the body. Unlike X-ray, it is allowed to be performed repeatedly to track the dynamics of changes.

In the clinic JSC «Medicine» comfortable conditions of stay are created for the patients. After passing the examination, doctors conduct consultations about treatment, involving specialists from various fields of medicine if necessary.

Cost

Name Cost (Rub.)
Transesophageal echocardiography 23120
Ultrasound determination of fluid in the abdominal cavity 3080
3D ultrasound examination 7530

Indications for gastrointestinal tract ultrasound

Ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract (GI) is performed both for prophylactic and therapeutic purposes. The procedure is recommended in the following cases:

  • violation of the functional capabilities of the gastrointestinal tract;
  • decreased bowel tone;
  • presence of calculus in the digestive tract;
  • inflammatory processes;
  • narrowing of the lumen in the intestine and stomach;
  • polyps;
  • detection of neoplasms in the gastrointestinal tract.

Ultrasound diagnostics provides insight about the state of the walls in the digestive tract and the localization of hearth inflammation. This allows to conduct a more targeted tissue sampling during biopsies.

There are no absolute contraindications to gastrointestinal tract ultrasound. There are cases when the diagnosis is complicated by extensive inflammation, burns and skin diseases or by the performed operation, for example, on the intestine.

Preparation for the procedure

As preparation for ultrasound intestine diagnosis, it is necessary to pre-clean, following a diet. Eliminate foods that can cause bloating from your diet: fibre, bread, legumes. This will help to avoid the accumulation of faeces and gases. Otherwise, the examination will give incorrect results, and the doctor will not be able to make a diagnosis.

Take care of your health. Make an appointment for an Ultrasound of the gastrointestinal tract at the «Medicine» clinic by phone in Moscow:

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