What does the ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder show?
During the procedure, the doctor can determine:
lesions and malformations of organs;
acute and chronic diseases of the kidneys and bladder;
stones, various neoplasms in the urinary system.
On ultrasound, a specialist evaluates the size, shape, location, mobility of organs, identifies anomalies in the structure of tissues, the presence of volumetric structures. The following note for preparing for ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder will help to get reliable diagnostic results.
How does the ultrasound work?:
The patient is lying on the couch. The specialist treats the research area with a special gel. By moving the sensor to a part of the body, the dentist receives an image of the examined organ on the screen.The process is completely painless, only minor discomfort is possible when the sensor is pressed on the filled bladder. The average diagnostic time is 15-30 minutes.
Preparation for ultrasound of the kidneys and bladder in adults:
If an ultrasound examination of the kidneys is planned, the process of preparing for the examination of an adult begins 2 days before it. During this period, it is necessary to eat light food and completely exclude products that cause the formation of gases. You can also take medications to improve digestion, such as Mezim, Creon, Pancreatin and analogues.