Thyroid Ultrasound

Thyroid ultrasound is a procedure that is a process of taking images of thyroid glands present in the neck by using sound waves. The thyroid ultrasound procedure is mostly used to evaluate the lumps or nodes diagnoses during the regular physical screening.
The thyroid ultrasound is ordered for a patient to check if there is any problem in the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. It is also ordered to check if there is any abnormal growth in the thyroid gland. The thyroid ultrasound is used to check the underactive and overactive thyroid gland.
One may even receive the thyroid ultrasound as a part of an overall physical examination.

Hospitals for Thyroid Ultrasound

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About Thyroid Ultrasound

The thyroid ultrasound provides clear images of the patients' thyroid gland which helps the doctor to check if the gland is functioning normally or if there is any abnormality regarding the gland. It also helps in diagnosing any underlying diseases which might take a while to show symptoms.
Ultrasounds may also be ordered if the doctor requires to take a biopsy of the thyroid or encompassing tissues to test for any existing conditions.
An ultrasound can give the doctor a lot of valuable information, such as:

  • if a growth is fluid-filled or solid
  • the number of growths
  • where the growths are formed
  • if growth has distinct boundaries
  • blood flow to the growth

Ultrasounds can also detect a goiter and a swelling of the thyroid gland. Thyroid ultrasounds are extremely safe and cause no known complications, as it uses the sound waves to create the ultrasound images. These cause no known side effects. In fact, one of the advantages of ultrasound over some other imaging techniques is its safety record. The thyroid ultrasound process is one of the safest screening and imaging processes in the medical history.

Before Procedure / Treatment

The thyroid ultrasound will most probably be performed in the hospitals. Prior to the test, the patient is requested to remove any kinds of metal accessories, as they can affect the images of the ultrasound. The patient might be told to remove their shirt and lie on their back, however, If their clothing does not obscure the neck, then there won't be any need to remove the shirt. If necessary, the patient can change into a hospital gown. .The doctor might inject some contrast agents into the bloodstream to get more precise images at times.

Top 10 Hospitals for Thyroid Ultrasound

Following are the best 10 hospitals for Thyroid Ultrasound in the world:

# Hospital Country City Price
1 Wockhardt Hospital South Mumbai India Mumbai ---    
2 Chiangmai Ram Hospital Thailand Chiang Mai ---    
3 Medipol Mega University Hospital Turkey Istanbul ---    
4 Inje University Ilsan Paik Hospital South Korea Goyang ---    
5 Hirslanden Klinik Im Park Switzerland Zurich ---    
6 Apollo Hospital Bangalore India Bangalore ---    
7 Gangnam Severance Hospital South Korea Seoul ---    
8 Povisa Hospital Spain Vigo ---    
9 Canadian Specialist Hospital United Arab Emirates Dubai ---    
10 Kameda Medical Center Japan Higashicho ---    

Best doctors for Thyroid Ultrasound

Following are the best doctors for Thyroid Ultrasound in the world:

1 Dr. Geeti Mahajan Endocrinologist Primus Super Specialty Ho...
2 Dr Boochandran T S Endocrinologist Apollo Hospital Bangalore
3 Dr. I. P. S. Kochar Neonatologist Indraprastha Apollo Hospi...
4 Dr. Soon Tong Oon Radiologist Pantai Hospital, Penang

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The information on this page was reviewed and approved by Mozocare team. This page was updated on 09 Jul, 2021.

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