Ultrasound Scan

An Ultrasound Scan (also known as a Sonogram) is a procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body, such as the heart.

Description

An Ultrasound Scan  is a Clinical Investigation.

An Ultrasound Scan  (also known as a Sonogram) is a procedure that uses high frequency sound waves to create an image of part of the inside of the body, such as the heart.

Ultrasound Scans can be used:

  • to help doctors make a diagnosis or to assess the effects of a treatment

  • to study blood flow and to detect any narrowing or blocking of blood vessels

  • during a Maternity Episode  to produce images of the baby in the womb.

For further information on Ultrasound Scans, see the NHS website at: Ultrasound scan.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Also known as Sonogram
Plural Ultrasound Scans

Where Used

Type Link How used
Data Element BASIS OF DIAGNOSIS (CANCER) references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute BASIS OF DIAGNOSIS FOR CANCER references in description Ultrasound Scan
NHS Business Definition Breast Triple Diagnostic Assessment references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element CANCER IMAGING MODALITY references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute CANCER IMAGING MODALITY references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN PERFORMED INDICATOR references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute CYSTIC PERIVENTRICULAR LEUKOMALACIA OBSERVED DURING CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN INDICATOR references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute GESTATION LENGTH IN WEEKS references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute INTRAVENTRICULAR HAEMORRHAGE GRADE references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element INTRAVENTRICULAR HAEMORRHAGE GRADE (LEFT SIDE) references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element INTRAVENTRICULAR HAEMORRHAGE GRADE (RIGHT SIDE) references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute PORENCEPHALIC CYST VISIBLE DURING CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN INDICATOR references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute POST HAEMORRHAGIC HYDROCEPHALUS OBSERVED DURING CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN INDICATOR references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element PROCEDURE DATE AND TIME (CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN) references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element PROCEDURE YEAR AND MONTH (CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN) references in description Ultrasound Scan
NHS Business Definition Radiographer references in description Ultrasound Scan
Data Element SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE ACTIVITY references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute SEXUAL AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH CARE ACTIVITY references in description Ultrasound Scan
NHS Business Definition Ultrasound Scan references in description Ultrasound Scan
NHS Business Definition Ultrasound Scan in Pregnancy references in description Ultrasound Scan
Attribute VENTRICULAR DILATION DIAGNOSED DURING CRANIAL ULTRASOUND SCAN INDICATOR references in description Ultrasound Scan