Our endometrial ultrasound is designed to provide information about the size, shape and condition of your endometrium (womb lining). This type of scan is best performed trans vaginally to achieve the clearest pictures and most accurate results.
This scan provides real time images so our sonographer can observe any abnormalities in your endometrial lining.
What does an endometrial lining scan include?
Our endometrial lining scan includes:
Detailed report and images
May involve a transvaginal/internal scan
20 minute appointment
What is the purpose of an endometrial lining scan?
Our endometrial lining scan is commonly used for two purposes:
Our endometrial lining scan is commonly used for two purposes, analysing the thickness of the endometrium before IVF treatment and identifying the presence and position of an intra uterine contraceptive device (IUD or coil).
If you require a female sonographer or a consultant, please speak with one of our advisors at the time of your booking.
If you are having a trans vaginal scan you need to ensure your bladder is empty prior to your appointment. If you are having a trans abdominal scan you will need to make sure your bladder is full. If this is the case, you should drink roughly one pint of water before your appointment.
Our sonographers here at Ultrasound Plus are trained in gynaecological ultrasounds. They are accredited by one of the following; The Health Professional Council, The General Medical Council or The Society of Radiographers. They also work in NHS jobs alongside their role here at Ultrasound Plus.
The lower part of your abdomen will need to be exposed and you may need to remove your trousers. We recommend wearing something comfortable and loose fitting. You may need to change into a gown if not.
Yes, our sonographers will give you results based on their own professional opinion. During your appointment, in any event of a medical referral being required, we will discuss this with you and provide a full report for you to take with you to your GP/healthcare provider. Please note, our scans shouldn’t replace any of your NHS scans.
We recommend you get in touch with your medical insurance company prior to your scan to confirm that they are willing to cover the costs. We will provide you with an invoice for your endometrial scan after you’ve paid for it. It is then up to you to make a claim with your medical insurance company.
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