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20 week scan

Test

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What is a mid-pregnancy anomaly scan? A mid-pregnancy anomaly scan, together with the first scan or dating scan, is the most important and detailed ...

4D ultrasound

Test

Obstetrics & gynaecology

What is 4D ultrasound? Ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging test that allows the healthcare specialist to observe the body's structures and t ...

Abdominal MRI

Test

Interventional radiology

An abdominal MRI is a type of scan which uses a magnetic field and radio waves to produce detailed images of the soft tissues in your abdomen. An MRI ...

Abdominal pain

Illness

Colorectal surgery

What is abdominal pain? Abdominal pain can be a symptom of many conditions. It is the name given to pain that radiates between the chest and the gr ...

Abdominal ultrasound

Test

Gastroenterology

Abdominal ultrasound is a diagnostic test that allows the study of the organs and structures in the abdominal cavity through the use of ultrasound wav ...

Abdominal wall reconstruction

Treatment

Paediatric surgery

What is abdominal wall reconstruction surgery?The abdominal wall is the three layers of muscle that protect and hold the inner organs. Sometimes, the ...

Abdominoplasty

Treatment

Plastic surgery

What is an abdominoplasty? Abdominoplasty, which is also known as a tummy tuck, is a cosmetic surgical procedure that flattens the abdomen by surgi ...

Abnormal chest X-ray

Test

Cardiology

What is an abnormal chest x-ray? A chest X-ray is an imaging test that utilises low doses of radiation in short blasts to create images of the insi ...

Abnormal gait

Illness

Neurology

What are gait abnormalities? Gait abnormalities are alterations in the way of walking, usually due to injuries or pathologies of the spinal cord, b ...

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