An endometrial thickness scan monitors the thickness and appearance of the lining of the womb – known as the endometrium.Exam -ining the lining in this way helps to follow the changes that occur in a normal cycle, estimate ovulation or to follow the changes within the reproductive organs in response to fertility drugs used to stimulate the lining and ovaries.
- Optimises chance of natural fertilisation
- Assists fertility treatment
- Surveys the uterus, endometrium and ovaries
- No GP referral required
- Available 7 Days A Week
- You will receive
- Results on the day
- A detailed report
When is the endometrial thickness scan performed?
This scan is normally performed at 1 – 2 day intervals from about day nine of your menstrual cycle, or as indicated. Day one is the first day of bleeding of bleeding. You will probably have three scans in any one cycle.
A detailed gynaecological scan will be performed on your first appointment; subsequent scans within the same cycle focus on the endometrium and are lower priced.
What happens during an endometrial thickness scan?
Endometrial thickness scans are performed internally for maximum accuracy. A long narrow probe is inserted into the vagina so that the appearance and thickness of the womb’s lining can be assessed.
What’s included in the report?
The gynaecological survey will include clinical diagnostic information on the:
- Right ovary
- Left ovary
Results from your ultrasound examination will be available immediately after your appointment. We will provide a copy for you and your gynaecologist or fertility specialist.
Note: During the first visit we perform a comprehensive pelvic scan for €140 and all of the follow up scans are €60.