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Types of Ultrasound Examinations.

Ultrasound Types

Beehive Solutions employes highly qualified staff with the experience and knowledge to perform and report all types of Ultrasound examination, including highly specialised studies.

For the SW Essex PCT Community Ultrasound project, however, the PCT has restricted the types of scans to be performed, with non-included examination types being referred to the local Acute Trust (Hospital).

The categories of Ultrasound examination covered by the SW Essex Ultrasound agreement are:

  • Upper Abdominal     -  Liver, Kidneys, Spleen, Pancreas, Aorta, Gall Bladder,
  • Gynaecological        -  Female pelvis   - Uterus, Ovaries, Adnexa, Bladder
  • Male Pelvis              -  Bladder, Prostate
  • KUB                         -  Kidneys, Ureters & Bladder
  • Small Parts               -  Testes, Thyroids
  • Musculo-Skeletal     - Joints, Muscles, Tendons, 'Lumps & Bumps'

The noteable exceptions to this list are: Obstetrics, Vascular and Pardiatric cases, all of which are referred to the Acute Trust for examination. 

Note: Excluded examinations are still available through Beehive Solutions as Private (fee-paying) examnations, but will not be funded by the primary-care fund-holders.


For more information on the different examination types, select the links below:

Abdominal Ultrasound              Gynaecological Ultrasound                 Male Pelvis Ultrasound

KUB Ultrasound                       Musculo-Skeletal Ultrasound                Small-Parts Ultrasound


 Private Ultrasound scans are available for fee paying clients.

Please see our Private Ultrasound section for more information.

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