3D Ultrasound plays a very important role in the area of gynecology. 3D ultrasound can detect uterine morphology, abnormally shaped uterus, fibroids, polyps and misplaced IUDs in a way that is unattainable with 2 dimensional ultrasound. For example, IUD placement can appear normal in 2D and when evaluated in 3D, one may find that the IUD is in fact, not correctly placed. Technology has drastically improved the level at which we can diagnose and understand gynecologic pathology, however there are two important factors to consider. You must have an ultrasound machine with the latest developments in 3D technology and an experienced sonographer performing the ultrasound.
So why does 3D ultrasound make all the difference? When the transducer takes a scan of an area, this data is then displayed on a screen in three orthogonal planes. These planes can then be rotated and viewed as desired and even be cut into slices. They can also be placed together to make one single 3D image in order to analyze the bigger picture. Another great advantage of 3D ultrasound is that the data can be swept in seconds and stored for review at a later time. This makes it possible to study and manipulate the reports in the absence of the patient, which will increase the efficiency of your appointments. The vast amount of data that is collected from a 3D scan is remarkable, therefore its accuracy and clarity is unmatched.
Making sure you have the latest equipment at your facility is extremely important, but making sure you have staff members with the right skill sets and technique, will guarantee high quality outcomes. At Soundwaves, not only do we guarantee top of the line 3D Ultrasound capability, we also hire and train sonographers with outstanding prerequisites and a fine-tuned specialization. This, along with our vast inventory of 3D equipment, is what sets Soundwaves apart from other ultrasound providers. To make sure your patients are receiving top quality care, please visit our website or give us a call today. We look forward to working with you!