USG- PELVIC SCAN/AFC/3D SCAN

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Ultrasonography

Ultrasonography

- Ultrasound imaging makes use of ultrasound waves to visualise internal organ of body.

- We offer following USG services using 2D & 3 D technique.

1. Baseline Pelvic USG :
1st visit USG is done in detail to assess following conditions which may affect fertility :
  • Ovarian reserve
  • PCOD
  • Endometrioma in ovary
  • Stage 3-4 endometriosis
  • Any ovarian cysts
  • Fibroid
  • Adenomyosis
  • Polyp
  • Endometrial thickness
  • Any abnormality in shape or size of uterus
  • Hydrosalpinx
  • Health of your pregnancy.
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2. Antral Follicle Count Scan (AFC scan) :
  • Ovarian reserve is checked by doing Antral Follicle Count ( AFC) during initial visit itself.
  • -Antral Follicles are tiny 2-10 mm follicle, each containing 1 egg.
3. Follicular Monitoring Scan :
  • Growth of the follicle, uterus lining thickness & ovulation timing are checked by doing follicular monitoring USG.
4. Oocyte retrieval & Embryo transfer :
  • Retrieval of oocytes ( eggs ) from ovaries & transfer of embryos into the uterus are done under ultrasound guidance.
5. USG guided ovarian cyst aspiration :
  • Cyst aspiration can be done as day care procedure to drain ovarian cysts.
6. Use of ultrasound in men :
For men ultrasound is done in few select cases to assess following conditions:
  • Varicocele
  • Penile blood flow assessment ie, penile doppler cases of erectile dysfunction
  • Accessory male glands in few cases if there is low sperm count or suspected infection
  • Volume of testis in men with very low or nil sperm count.
Hope this was helpful for basic understanding .The aim of this discussion is to make anyone with curious mind to understand these condition better .It is not equivalent to detailed in person individualised consultation .Please contact us if you want to understand your treatment options .