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.
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.
Trusted information about cellulitis including diagnosis.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.
Vaginal bleeding isn't always related to menstruation. It can also be caused by infection or injury.
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.