This Kidneys, Bladder and Prostate scan is to look in detail at the size, shape and condition of the:
bladder when full and immediately after emptying
prostate gland when visible
The Kidneys, Bladder and Prostate scan is available to people over 18 years of age whose biological sex (assigned at birth) is male. The scan is performed by one of our qualified sonographers with diagnostic scanning experience.
This scan can help to:
evaluate possible effects of urinary tract infections (UTI)
look for obstructions due to stones in the kidney or bladder
look for potential causes of persistent bladder problems
look for prostate enlargement
What will I get?
Detailed report and images
20 minute appointment time
Professional Sonographer report immediately after the scan
Email with all images and the report
Medical follow up recommendation where applicable*
No GP referral required
* If we recommend a medical follow-up, we can email a copy of your report to your healthcare provider at no extra cost if you provide their contact details.
PREPARATION FOR YOUR SCAN
The scan will be performed transabdominally, therefore you need to attend with full bladder.
Please drink 3-4 pints of water one hour before the scan appointment.