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Ultrasound

An ultrasound scan creates a real-time picture of the inside of the body using sound waves. Find out more about the different types of ultrasounds and when they are used.

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Endoscopic ultrasound

An endoscopic ultrasound is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in the lining of your upper digestive system and in structures beneath the lining.

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Cellulitis diagnosis

Trusted information about cellulitis including diagnosis.

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Diagnostic tests

At some point in your life, you may need to undergo a diagnostic test. Learn more about different diagnostic tests such as MRI scans and ultrasounds.

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Screening for Down syndrome

Down syndrome is a chromosomal disorder affecting 1 in 1,100 babies. Screening tests for Down syndrome are routinely offered to pregnant women.

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Liver biopsy

A liver biopsy removes small pieces of tissue from your liver using a needle. The procedure is performed by a radiologist (doctor who specialises in x-rays and scans).

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What is a radiographer? What is a radiologist?

Radiographers and radiologists are medical professionals who work with imaging technologies to help diagnose injuries and diseases. Find out more about both professions and the different roles they play.

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Trans-oesophageal echocardiogram (TOE)

A trans-oesophageal echocardiogram (TOE) is usually a safe and effective way of finding out more about a problem in your heart chambers and heart valves.

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Vaginal bleeding

Vaginal bleeding isn't always related to menstruation. It can also be caused by infection or injury.

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Pancreatic cancer diagnosis

Your doctor may use a range of tests and techniques to indicate the likelihood of pancreatic cancer but to get a definite diagnosis, a biopsy is required.

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