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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, handheld unit called a transducer is gently moved around to view the pelvic organs. The transducer sound waves make a picture on the TV screen.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Current as of March 12, 2014

Current as of: March 12, 2014

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology

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