Several decades of ultrasound is the most optimal option in diagnostic medicine, warning of early or late stages of many diseases. It is used in almost every medical clinic or polyclinic. One of the most important diseases for men today is prostate disease. To avoid such ailments, men should do prostate ultrasound not only when symptoms have already appeared, but also for preventive measures. And the men concerned are older than 40, ultrasound is suggested to be performed annually.
The following symptoms will let you know that it is worth the ultrasound:
Ultrasound diagnosis of the prostate gland is different and is performed in two ways.
1. Transrectal ultrasound.
When the prostate is TRUS, the seminal vesicles, prostate gland, surrounding tissues and urethra are examined. To perform a transrectal ultrasound, the sensor is placed in the patient's rectum, sending and receiving sound waves through the rectum wall and the prostate gland, which is located right in front of the rectum, which helps to better visualize the organ under investigation. TRUS allows you to diagnose tumors, prostate, prostatitis, prostate hyperplasia, bladder neck and prostate sclerosis and urethral structure.
2. Transabdominal ultrasound.
With the help of transabdominal ultrasound it is possible to identify such serious diseases as adenoma of the same
Glands or hyperplasia, prostate cancer. The GATLING-MED clinic with modern orthopedic surgery for carrying out transabdominal ultrasound with high resolution, allows to reveal valuable diagnostic information, to examine the development of the disease or to confirm its absence.
How to prepare for the survey?
To prepare for transrectal ultrasound, the patient needs to clear the intestine before the procedure in the evening and two hours before the procedure it is advisable to drink a liter of still water. Transabdominal ultrasound is also performed with a full bladder. The examination is carried out in the morning and takes no more than 20 minutes. During this period, a full survey is conducted and all indicators are evaluated.