Transvaginal Ultrasound

Transvaginal ultrasound

A transvaginal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs in women. A thin probe called a transducer is covered with a lubricated sheath similar to a condom. The transducer is then gently put into the vagina. The transducer sound waves make a picture on a TV screen (monitor).

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Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
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Howard B. Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology

Current as ofOctober 6, 2017

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