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Our offer includes a wide range of ultrasound examinations. The range of services includes both gynaecological and pregnancy ultrasounds, including 3D/4D and ultrasounds of internal organs.

At Mediss Medical, we perform ultrasound examinations of:

– breast
– thyroid
– abdomen
– urinary tract
– lymph nodes
– salivary glands

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What we offer

  1. Early diagnosis – ultrasound examinations allow early detection of health problems.
  2. Safe and non-invasive examination – ultrasound is a safe diagnostic method.
  3. Precise results – advanced technology of ultrasound equipment allows to obtain precise and clear images of anatomical structures.
  4. Health control – regular ultrasound examinations allow monitoring of changes over time for effective health control.
  5. Patient comfort – the procedure is a low burden on the patient.

How do we work?

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The first step is a consultation with our specialist, you can make an appointment by phone, email, through the contact form or directly at our website at „schedule an appointment” tab.

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During the consultation, a doctor will ask you about the reason of your visit, your health condition and any other circumstances that may affect it. Remember that the information you provide will significantly affect the therapy provided.

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If necessary, the doctor may refer the necessary tests which will be helpful to decide what is the best individual treatment for you.

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At our clinic, each patient has an assigned caregiver who is supportive and ready to help you whenever you need it.

Ultrasonography is the only completely safe imaging test thanks to which the doctor performing the examination can assess the structure of internal organs.

We work with the GE VOLUSON E10 BT21 device

ABDOMINAL ULTRASOUND:

Abdominal ultrasound allows assessment of organs within the abdominal cavity, including the liver, biliary tract, pancreas and kidneys. The examination helps detect a variety of conditions, including deposits in the urinary tract, inflammation of the peritoneum, tumors, cysts, damage from trauma. It also allows monitoring the treatment of cancers located there and detecting metastases.

Preparation for abdominal ultrasound examination:

 

The day before the test

Keep the diet light, excluding raw vegetables, fruits or dark bread. Additionaly, you can take a medication to remove air from the gastrointestinal tract, as it is an obstacle to ultrasound, such as Espumisan, which is especially indicated for patients with a tendency to constipation and abdominal bloating
If the examination takes place by 12:00 pm – report for the examination on an empty stomach. Eat your last meal on the day before the examination until 6 pm
If the examination takes place after 12:00 pm – at least 6 hours before the examination:

  • do not consume any foods.
  • do not have any drinks except non-sweetened still water – please make sure not to drink coffee
  • or strong tea.
  • do not smoke tobacco.
  • do not take any chewing gum.

In addition, you can take, for example, Espumisan, Esputicon or similar, 3 x 2 capsules per day.

 

Abdominal ultrasound and a filled bladder

The prerequisite for proper ultrasound imaging through the abdominal wall of the small pelvic organs is the filling of the urinary bladder. The urine-filled bladder pushes the bowel loops out of the small pelvis and provides a kind of “ultrasound window” that allows observation of the female reproductive organs, the male prostate gland and the urinary bladder.

To allow evaluation of the bladder 1-2 hours before the examination:
Drink 1 to 4 glasses of non-carbonated water and do not urinate. The amount of water drunk needed to fill the bladder depends on individual factors. It should be moderately filled, but not to the maximum. If you have previous imaging results (e.g., ultrasound, MRI, CT scan), be sure to bring them with you. During an abdominal ultrasound, you may be asked to empty your bladder. For abdominal imaging (without assessing the urinary tract), the bladder may be empty.

How does the ultrasound of the abdomen proceed?

The entire procedure takes about 15-20 minutes.
The examination is usually performed in the patient’s supine position. The doctor covers the skin with a special gel in order to achieve full contact of the camera head with the skin and eliminate air bubbles. This substance is inert to the skin and washes off easily with soap and water. By moving the camera head, images of the entire organ under examination are obtained, which are visible on the monitor screen.

Indications for abdominal ultrasound:

The examination should be done by people who experience abdominal pain from an unexplained cause. Also, any changes (lumps, thickening) in this area require an examination. The doctor may decide to perform an ultrasound if there is bleeding from the genital tract or gastrointestinal tract (visible in stools or urine), diarrhea, vomiting. Persistent enlarged abdominal circumference or sudden weight loss, yellowing of the skin, retention of urine or stool, and trauma are also alarm signals.

Breast ultrasound:

This is an examination of the mammary glands using ultrasound. It is usually recommended for young women, since their breasts are made up of very dense glandular tissue. In that case, ultrasound picks up any changes better than X-rays. It is recommended to perform a preventive breast examination once a year. The examination is painless and quick, taking about 15 minutes.

 

Which day of the cycle is the best to perform the examination?

Breast ultrasound can be performed at any time during the menstrual cycle, but it is best to go for it in the first half of the cycle. Before menstruation, the breasts are often tender and swollen. In addition, the water content of the breast tissue increases, making it difficult to interpret the image seen.
The ultrasound examination should be preceded by palpation (touch) of the breast, so that the sensitivity and specificity of the diagnosis can be improved.

When to perform a breast ultrasound – doctors’ recommendations:

  • after the age of 20, breast self-examination performed once a month, preferably on the same day, and at least one follow-up breast examination with a doctor (gynecologist, oncologist) is recommended.After the
  • age of 25, breast self-examination once a month, palpation of the breasts with a doctor and prophylactic breast ultrasound performed once a year are recommended. In young patients, up to the age of 40, the breasts are dominated by glandular tissue.
  • after age 40, monthly breast self-examination, palpation examination with a doctor every six months, breast ultrasound once a year and mammography every two years are recommended.

Indications for breast ultrasound examination:

If you belong to a high-risk group, for example, there have been cases of breast cancer in your family, or you have been diagnosed with BRCA1 and BRCA 2 gene mutations, you need to undergo periodic examinations. Breast ultrasound is absolutely recommended if:

  • a woman complains about unusual breast pain occurring outside the menstrual period,
  • if on palpation examination there are felt various types of hardening, thickening, lumps, tightening of the skin on the nipples, changes in the nipples, palpable lumps in the armpit pits.
  • if women who are not pregnant or breastfeeding have an unusual nipple leakage

Breast ultrasound during pregnancy and during lactation
there are no contraindications to breast ultrasound during lactation.

GYNAECOLOGICAL (TRANSVAGINAL) USG

Gynaecological ultrasound, also known as transvaginal ultrasound, is an important diagnostic procedure that allows an accurate assessment of the organs in the pelvis. The examination is performed using a transvaginal probe protected in each case by a gel-coated latex sheath.

How does a transvaginal ultrasound proceed?

During the examination, the patient lies down on a couch, and the doctor inserts a vaginal probe that emits ultrasound. The location of the probe makes it possible to evaluate the internal organs. The examination is non-invasive and usually painless, although sometimes patients may experience some discomfort. It usually lasts a few minutes, and the doctor can immediately assess any changes.
In some cases, the examination can be performed through the abdominal shell, especially in patients who have not yet begun sexual intercourse.

For what purpose is a transvaginal examination performed?

Transvaginal ultrasound, also known as gynaecological ultrasound, is an effective diagnostic tool for identifying various diseases, abnormalities and changes in gynaecological organs. Below are the most common conditions that can be detected with this test:

  • abnormal thickness of the endometrium
  • polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS)
  • ovarian cysts
  • uterine myomas
  • cancerous lesions of the genital organs
  • abnormal structure of uterine muscles, bones and pelvic tissues.

It is worth noting that transvaginal ultrasound is a safe, non-invasive procedure that provides valuable diagnostic information. However, the final interpretation of the results should always be made by an experienced specialist who will take into account the clinical context and other available medical data of the patient.

When it is worth performing such a test:

  • unusual bleeding from the genital tract
  • lower abdominal pain
  • unusual complaints related to the menstrual cycle
  • diagnosis of infertility
  • monitoring of pregnancy
  • assessment of the condition of genital organs
  • preventive examination

It is worth noting that the decision to perform a gynecological ultrasound should be made individually by the doctor on the basis of the patient’s health history, symptoms and diagnostic needs. Regular visits to the gynecologist and the performance of recommended examinations are key to maintaining women’s reproductive health.

THYROID ULTRASOUND

Thyroid ultrasound is the primary imaging study in patients with suspected thyroid disease. It is used to assess the size, shape, location and morphological evaluation of the gland. An integral component of thyroid ultrasound is the evaluation of the surrounding lymph nodes.
The indications for thyroid ultrasound are:

  • differentiation of autoimmune and non-autoimmune thyroid diseases,
  • evaluation of cervical lymph nodes,
  • enlargement of the gland without a palpable nodule,
  • palpable nodule or nodular goiter,
  • control of the size of benign thyroid nodules/focal lesions,
  • monitoring effects of the treatment.

Our specialists

doc. Michał Joskowski

doc. Michał Joskowski

Radiologist

I am a doctor specializing in Radiology. I am particularly interested in craniofacial and neck imaging. I gain professional […]

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doc. Michał Kulig

doc. Michał Kulig

Radiologist

I am a graduate of the Faculty of Medicine at the Medical University of Gdańsk. I started my specialization […]

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Price list

Service Price
Thyroid ultrasound 200 zł
Abdominal ultrasound 200 zł
Ultrasound of the urinary system with assessment of residual urine 250 zł
Ultrasound of lymph nodes 200 zł
Breast ultrasound 250 zł
Salivary gland ultrasound 200 zł
Ultrasound of soft tissues (nodules, skin thickening) 200 zl
Gynecological consultation with ultrasound 300 zł
Obstetric consultation with ultrasound 350 zł

Where are we?

Our clinic is located in the very center of the Gdańsk Wrzeszcz district. You can reach us by all means of public transport.

If you are traveling by car, you can park in the Garrison area, at the back of the VIGO building.

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    80-280 Gdańsk

    Szymanowskiego 2

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    Czy w Mediss Medical jest ultrasonograf?

    Tak. Posiadamy ultrasonograf GE Voluson E10 BT21. Jest to jedno z najnowszych i najbardziej zaawansowanych urządzeń do badań ultrasonograficznych, zapewniające precyzyjne i wysokiej jakości obrazy diagnostyczne, dzięki czemu możliwa jest dokładna analiza struktur anatomicznych oraz diagnostyka różnych schorzeń.

    Czy badanie USG jest bezpieczne?

    Tak, badanie USG jest bezpieczne, nie wykorzystuje promieniowania jonizującego. Jest bezbolesne i nieinwazyjne.

    Czy konieczne jest specjalne przygotowanie do badania USG?

    W zależności od rodzaju badania, może być konieczne specjalne przygotowanie do wizyty, o czym poinformujemy przed wizytą.

    Czy badanie USG może być wykonywane u wszystkich pacjentów?

    Tak, badanie USG jest ogólnodostępne i może być przeprowadzane u pacjentów w różnym wieku.

    Czy aby umówić się na badanie usg konieczne jest skierowanie od lekarza?

    Skierowanie na badanie usg w Mediss Medical nie jest konieczne.

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