What is Parathyroid Ultrasound?
Parathyroid ultrasound is a safe and painless radiology exam. This is performed to examine parathyroid gland in a non-invasive manner. In this scan, multiple images of the parathyroid gland are generated using the sound waves.
How Long Does a Parathyroid Ultrasound Take?
A Parathyroid ultrasound scan is usually completed within 30 minutes.
Is Radiation Involved in a Parathyroid Ultrasound?
No. Unlike X-ray imaging, there is no ionizing radiation exposure associated with ultrasound imaging.
Are There Any Risks in Taking a Parathyroid Ultrasound?
Standard diagnostic ultrasound is a safe procedure that uses low-power sound waves. There are no known risks.
When Will I Receive My Results?
Once the Parathyroid ultrasound is completed, you will receive your results within 3-5 business days in your LabFinder portal.
How Should I Prepare for a Parathyroid Ultrasound?
Please refer to the simple preparation guidelines given below or consult with your doctor or radiology center where you are being treated. Do not forget to bring your LabFinder Order and Insurance Card to your appointment.