Ultrasound

Ultrasound

Tinley Park Open MRI & Imaging Center employs the latest in ultrasound techniques. Our highly trained staff and board-certified radiologists provide reliable service for a variety of general and advanced ultrasound needs.

 

Ultrasound examinations are non-invasive and painless, and are performed with the use of a probe that emits sound waves, making an image from the reflection of the sound waves. Diagnostic ultrasound is performed for a wide variety of indications, including obstetrical evaluation, identifying gallstones, and evaluating aneurysm.

Ultrasound Screenings

  • General ultrasound
  • OB/Gyn
  • Vascular
  • Abdomen Complete
  • Liver / Gallbladder / Pancreas
  • Aorta
  • Kidney / Bladder
  • Thyroid
  • Scrotal / Testicular
  • Pelvic Transabdominal & Transvaginal
  • Obstetrical
  • Biophysical Profile
  • Carotid Doppler
  • Arterial Doppler lower and upper extremity
  • Venous Doppler lower and upper extremity
  • Echocardiogram

Ultrasound Prep Instructions

Fasting Prep – The patient is not drink or eat anything by mouth for at least 6-8 hours prior to the following Ultrasound Exams:

  • Abdomen Complete
  • Liver / Gallbladder / Pancreas
  • Aorta

Full Bladder Prep – The patient should drink 32 oz of water one hour prior to the test. Do not go to the bathroom before your test. You must have a full bladder when you come to your appointment. The following Ultrasound Exams that require a full bladder prep are:

  • Pelvic Ultrasound

Light Meal – may be eaten prior to scanning

  • Diabetic
  • Pregnant patients.