- ECG, USS & Swabs
ECG, USS & Swabs
- ECG (Electrocardiography) more informationBasic, non-invasive test for diagnostics of heart diseases)
- Prenatal Ultrasound (Prenatal scanning) more informationUltrasonographic detailed scanning for genetic malformations and anatomy abnormalities of the fetus during pregnancy - done by the specialist - gynaecologist
- Early pregnancy scan (between 8-14 weeks of pregnancy)more informationOur gynaecologists recommend scanning between 11 weeks and 1st day or 13 weeks and 6 th day of pregnancy.
It is so-called "genetic scan" with nuchal translucency measurement which allows to exclude most birth defects.
Up to 14 weeks of pregnancy it is recommended to come for scanning with full bladder to enhance the image quality. So,please make sure you drink 1-2 pints of water or liquid one hour prior to your appointment.
- Second trimester scan more informationThe best time for ultrasound scan in second trimester is between 20 and 22 weeks of pregnancy. It is so called 'anatomy or half-pregnancy scan' for baby growth and development assessment. The scan allows to determine baby position in the womb and his well-being.
Except of the above mentioned time frames for pregnancy scanning all pregnant women are welcome to come in at any stage of their pregnancy for reassurance and checking how their pregnancy is progressing.
- Abdominal Ultrasound (Ultrasonography - USS) more informationAs part of GP consultation only according to indications.
- Smear Test more informationFor free as part of the national cervical cancer screening for women 25-60 years old.
It is a simple and most-effective way of detecting early changes in the cells of the cervix (neck of the womb). International best practice recommends it as the most effective method of reducing the woman's risk of developing cervical cancer.
- Cervical Swabs more informationSwabs for chlamydia, mycoplasma, ureaplasma, gonorrhoea.
- HVS (High Vaginal Swab) more informationAs part of prenatal screening in pregnancy to exclude streptococcus group B infection.
As a basic diagnostic tool in recurrent vaginal infections.
- Screening before conception and getting pregnant more informationGeneral blood analysis with FBC, sex hormones with progesterone level to assess the ovulation tests for toxoplasmosis, cytomegalovirus, varicella and rubella immunity status.