Ultrasound & Doppler

Information about your ultrasound or Doppler procedure.

  • Using ultrasound for imaging is the second oldest and most frequently used form of medical imaging. 
  • It involves a painless medical test that assists doctors to diagnose and treat a variety of medical conditions.
  • Investigation of abdominal pain, a palpable mass, gallbladder and kidney stones as well as a multitude of other conditions is easily done with an ultrasound. 
  • It is a fast, cost-effective examination without any radiation.
  • Ultrasounds:
    • Are easy to use and mostly painless and non-invasive.
    • Do not use ionising radiation (and is therefore safe during pregnancy).
    • Give a clear picture of the soft tissue, often not visible on X-ray.
    • Have many applications.
    • Have no known harmful effects on humans.

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SCP’s services are offered at medical aid rates.