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Ultrasound at WiSE Specialist Emergency Clinic

Ultrasound

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Ultrasound

Our ultrasound system provides a complete range of radiology, cardiology and point of care imaging, delivering exceptional image resolution and detail to enable more confident and timely diagnoses. This ‘Phillips Premium Affiniti system’ is changing the way we perform ultrasound exams, all contributing to a streamlined and better experience at the WiSE Clinic.

What is an Ultrasound?

Sound or other vibrations having an ultrasonic frequency, particularly as used in medical imaging.

Do I need to make an appointment?

For all Ultrasound referrals, please contact our reception staff for instructions and to make an appointment.

How do I prepare for an Ultrasound?

Ultrasound (Abdomen)

Nothing to eat, drink, smoke & no chewing gum for 6 hours before the test. Under 6 years old, no preparation required. Medication & sips of water allowed.

Ultrasound (Renal, Pelvis, Obstetrics)

Empty your bladder 1.5hrs prior to your appointment. Then drink 4 glasses of water in the next 1/2 hour – do not empty your bladder until after your ultrasound.

Children under 6 years old, drink 2 glasses of water

30 minutes before ultrasound & hold.

How do I pay?

Outpatient Radiology referrals

Bulk-billed Ultrasound sessions are available. Outside of these hours a $100 call-out fee may apply

WiSE Radiology is available 10am-10pm 7 days a week. WiSE accepts all referrals.

*Ultrasound-guided injections may attract a fee, please contact our receptionist to obtain a quote

**Medicare eligible patients   

Please make an appointment with your referring GP/Specialist to discuss your result. Your result will be available after 48 hours.

For urgent reports, please access our Specialist Emergency Doctor. There is a $230* Facility Fee when accessing the emergency doctor. Results are provided immediately, allowing our Specialist Emergency Doctor to provide comprehensive treatment on the spot.

Non-Medicare Patients

Payment is required at the time of presentation for all non-medicare patients. For a quote of costs, please contact our receptionist.

Who will do my Ultrasound?

A qualified and specially trained Sonographer will perform your Ultrasound.