Ultrasound scans are painless. Ultrasound is a technique using high frequency sound waves to produce pictures of internal tissues and organs. During the procedure, a special gel is spread onto the area to be examined, then a transducer (small hand held microphone which emits sound waves) is passed over the area. The echoes it picks up are converted into an image, which is then reviewed by a consultant radiologist, who produces a report for the consultant surgeon.
The most common procedures using ultrasound include:
The skill of our Breast Specialist Consultant Radiologists and state of the art equipment ensure accuracy in checking the integrity of PIP breast implants.
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