ABC4D - Antenatal Babycan Clinic

Abdominal Aorta Scan

Assessment of aorta and other major arteries for detection of aneurysm - £69

This is a detailed examination of the size, shape and condition of the aorta and other major abdominal arteries including the iliac arteries and renal arteries.  This scan is a baseline screening test for abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA). It is necessary to fast for 8 hours prior to the scan.  Clear fluids are allowed.  Take all usual prescribed medication.  If diabetic, continue to eat normally but avoid fatty or dairy foods. If any abnormality is found we will refer you to your general practitioner for further management.