Ultrasound Scan of the Upper Abdomen

Affordable ultrasound for rapid diagnosis

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Ultrasound Scan of the Upper Abdomen

At MUMS we offer ultrasound scan of the Upper Abdominal area to patients aged 16 and over.

MUMS radiographers, sonographers offer upper abdominal ultrasound. This diagnostic is safe, non-invasive and reliable. Bouncing sound waves off your bodies tissues and organs – our clinicians can see detailed images to examine your upper abdominal area to look for the presence of abnormalities and diagnose pain or distention ( enlargement). The procedure takes around 20 minutes. Using ultrasound to assess the upper abdominal area helps clinicians identify prostate conditions before they become serious or unmanageable. Abdominal ultrasound examinates all areas of the upper abdominal area and the organs to include:

  • Liver
  • Gall Bladder
  • Pancreas
  • Spleen
  • Kidneys
  • Abdominal Aorta 

MUMS sonographers and radiographers can evaluate the cause of stomach pain or bloating, liver disease and tumours and many other conditions. Our Consultant General Surgeon can see you for follow up to discuss any abnormalities found on the scan. 

Your doctor may recommend that you have an upper abdominal ultrasound if you're at risk of an abdominal aortic aneurysm. 

There is no need for a referral – you can self-refer for peace of mind. 

We ask you to refrain from eating, drinking and smoking for at least 6 hours before the procedure.

Our chaperone assistants will provide you with drapes for your dignity. Gel is used to glide the transducer and pictures and measurements of the upper abdominal area are taken by the clinician.

You will be given a detailed report that you can give to your referring clinician and a copy will be in your MUMS electronic medical record should you wish to consult with the Consultant or Private GP at MUMS.

There are no waiting times at MUMS. We offer abdominal ultrasound most days of week. The cost of Upper Abdominal Ultrasound is £210.00

You can call us on 0121 704 2669 to book or you can make an enquiry on our website. You can even book an pay online.

MUMS has been offering ultrasound for two decades – offering affordable ultrasound for rapid diagnosis using the the most experienced clinicians.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • No, you do not need a referral, you can just book in for a scan. We will provide you with a full report at the end of the scan and you can forward a copy to your GP as well.

  • We will ask you to not eat or drink anything after 9pm the night before the scan, except for water. If you have a full abdominal scan, it is good to drink water as we can measure your bladder before and after emptying to make sure there is no urine retention.

  • No, we cannot assess colon, stomach and intestines via ultrasound.

  • You get the results immediately after the scan, we email you a copy of the report and we can give you a printed copy for your GP as well.

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Pricing

Uper Abdominal Ultrasound £210