​Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ultrasound Unit - Services


We perform approximately 1200 scans per month in the unit, of which about 60% are obstetric scans. In addition, approximately 400 patients receive their routine obstetric ultrasound examinations by sonography students of our team in a community-based ultrasound facility, approximately 5 miles from the hospital (Bishop Lavis Obstetric Unit).

We offer the following services:

  • Early pregnancy assessment
  • Routine 11-14 weeks scan for dating, fetal detail and nuchal translucency screening
  • Routine 18-23 weeks scan for dating and fetal detail
  • Selective scanning for predefined obstetric and gynaecologic indications
  • Genetic counseling for parents at high risk of aneuploidy or genetic syndromes, as well as parents of fetuses with ultrasonographically detected anomalies
  • Multidisciplinary approach to fetuses with diagnosed anomalies
  • Targeted assessment of women with gynaecological problems
  • A variety of in utero procedures incl. amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling, cordocentesis, laserablation of placental vessels, in utero transfusions intraperitoneal as well as intravascular, sonohysterography.