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Microbubble Ultrasound Study


What is it?

As a way of getting enhanced ultrasound images and videos, the microbubble ultrasound study uses agitated saline (salt water) to greatly enhance the contrast of the ultrasound pictures recorded. What this allows us to do is to see more detail as part of our diagnosis.

How is it done?

This procedure involves inserting a small intravenous tube in a vein and injecting agitated saline, while continuously scanning. This allows the sonographer to see if you have been born with any connections between heart chambers which could cause problems to you.


We will fully brief you about preparation.

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