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What is Intestinal Ultrasound?

This is an ultrasound examination to assess the bowel.

As with any ultrasound, this technology uses soundwaves to create images. The soundwaves are released from a probe which bounce off different organs at various frequencies and ultimately an image is created using these on a screen.

This procedure is performed in the clinic setting.


Which conditions can be diagnosed/assessed?

There are a wide range of conditions for which intestinal ultrasound can be used. Some of these include:

  • Constipation
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Diverticulitis
  • Bloating and bacterial overgrowth


What is the Recovery Time?

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What do I do next?

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  • Knox Private Hospital
  • The Valley Private Hospital
  • TheAlfred
  • ST Jhon of God Health Care
  • Waverley Private Hospital
  • Bellbird Private Hospital
  • Springvale Endoscopy Center
  • Epworth Eastern
  • Ivahoe Endoscopy Center