Transabdominal Ultrasound

Woman having a transabdominal ultrasound

A transabdominal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs. Gel is placed on your abdomen. Then a small, hand-held unit called a transducer is gently moved around to view the pelvic organs. The transducer sound waves make a picture on the TV screen.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Thomas M. Bailey, MD, CCFP - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofOctober 6, 2017

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