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What is Ultrasound?

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Ultrasound (US), also called ultrasound sonography, is a method of obtaining images from inside the human body through the use of high frequency sound waves. The reflected soundwave echoes are recorded and displayed as a real-time visual image. No ionizing radiation (or x-ray) is involved in ultrasound imaging.

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What are the uses for Ultrasound?

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The list below includes some of the many uses of ultrasound.

  • Ultrasound of Neck, Chest, Abdomen and Pelvis
  • Pregnancy Ultrasound
  • Breast Ultrasound
  • Ultrasound Guided Needle Biopsies
  • Ultrasound Guided Core Biopsy of the Breast
  • Doppler Ultrasound of the Abdomen
  • Ultrasound Guided Prostate Biopsy