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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.

Current as of:
July 17, 2020

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Thomas M. Bailey MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Howard Schaff MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Kevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology