A Gynecological Ultrasound produces a picture of the female reproductive organs through the use of high frequency sound waves that are displayed in a real time image.
Your doctor may recommend a Gynecological Ultrasound to evaluate:
You will be asked to lie on a comfortable table while the technologist performs the examination. For transabdominal ultrasounds a hand held device called an ultrasound probe will be moved over the surface of your skin in the area of interest after a liquid gel is placed on the probe and/or your skin. A transvaginal ultrasound is similar to a gynecologic exam and is performed to view the endometrium or lining of the uterus and ovaries. The Ultrasound machine uses sound waves to obtain medical images of various organs and tissues in the body. It is a painless and safe procedure with a typical duration of 30 minutes.
One of the most widely used diagnostic tools in modern medicine.
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