Imaging Update February-March 2017

February 14, 2017

February-March 2017

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Women’s Ultrasound 3D TV Probe

Envision now provides 3D transvaginal (TV) pelvic ultrasound on every pelvic scan. Our highly experienced sonographers and specialist radiologists are able to provide state-of-the art, high resolution pelvic images at one convenient, central location for the assessment of:

  • Infertility – including first presentation work-up
  • Endometrial polyps and other pathology
  • Uterine anomalies
  • Fibroid assessment
  • Other pelvic pathologies

Senior Sonographer Marguerite Leber

Marguerite Leber has held the Senior Sonographer position at Envision since the beginning in 2008. She has over 20 years experience in General, Obstetrics, Gynae, Small parts, Paediatrics, MSK and some Vascular Ultrasound.

Much of her work currently involves MSK U/S and assisting with U/S guided procedures including cortisone injections, PRP’s, fine needle biopsies and neurolysis. Marguerite has acquired skills in UTC technology, which is unique to Envision. Marguerite has been involved in the training of both Sonographers and Radiologists in various aspects of MSK U/S since the year 2000.

She currently has a special interest in educating fellow MSK Sonographers and travels throughout Australia and New Zealand promoting the Travelling Workshops series in conjunction with the Australian Sonographers Association.

New PRP therapy now available at Envision

Platelet rich plasma (PRP) therapy is widely acknowledged to provide significant clinical benefit in a range of musculoskeletal pathologies. It has been shown to be an effective treatment option in the management of osteoarthritis. PRP is often, but not always, an appropriate treatment for many chronic tendon injuries.

Envision has provided specialty PRP therapy since our inception in 2008 and our vast clinical experience helps referrer and patients determine whether PRP may be beneficial to the treatment of their injuries. We at Envision pride ourselves on providing state-of-the-art services and we are pleased to provide a new PRP therapy option called Alocuro. Recent trials within the practice have shown significant clinical benefit to our patients.

The benefits of Envision’s new Alocuro PRP system include:

  • Higher and more consistent platelet concentration than other PRP systems, providing better healing and improved clinical response
  • Customisable platelet content to better target joint pathology
  • Using leukocyte depleted PRP which reduces pain post-procedure and improves clinical outcomes.