Ultrasound

We are proud to offer in house Ultrasound services for all Medical Group of Alaska established patients.

Ultrasound uses high frequency sound waves to view internal structures and tissue. Here at Capstone Clinic, we offer a wide range of general and vascular ultrasound exams. It is important to us to provide high quality testing, and our technologists are registered by the American Registry for Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Below are some of the exams that we offer and specific preparations (if required):

  • Abdominal - Nothing to eat or drink after midnight. Please refrain from smoking or chewing gym the morning of your appointment. This exam should be scheduled in the morning.
  • Pelvic - Empty your bladder prior to starting this prep. Drink 32 ounces of water, finish drinking on hour prior to your exam and do not empty your bladder. You will not need to hold your bladder for the entire exam, the technologist will instruct you when you may empty your bladder.
  • OB - Empty your bladder prior to starting this prep. Drink 24 ounce of water, finish drinking one hour prior to your exam and do not empty your bladder. You will not need to hold your bladder for the entire exam, the technologist will intrust you when you may empty your bladder.
  • Renal/Kidney - Drink 32 ounces of water, finish drinking 30 minutes prior to exam. Do not empty your bladder. You will not need to hold your bladdr for the entire exam, the technologist will instruct you when you may empty your bladder.

We offer an extensive array of other ultrasound studies. Talk with your provider for mrore information.