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Ultrasound: A transvaginal ultrasound is soundwave technology to visualize the woman's reproductive organs (ovaries, cervix, vagina, uterus); the soundwave transducer is inserted through the vagina to see these organs, and can also be used to assess the fetus and the fetal heart rate.
Other broader types of medical diagnostic tests related to Ultrasound include:
These symptoms may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ultrasound:
These diseases or medical conditions may be diagnosed by, screened for, or associated with Ultrasound:
Ultrasonography is another procedure for viewing areas inside the body. High-frequency sound waves that cannot be heard by humans enter the body and bounce back. Their echoes produce a picture called a sonogram . These pictures are shown on a monitor like a TV screen and can be printed on paper. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Cancer -- An Overview: NCI)
Ultrasound: A procedure in which high-energy sound waves (ultrasound) are bounced off internal tissues or organs and make echoes. The echo patterns are shown on the screen of an ultrasound machine, forming a picture of body tissues called a sonogram. Also called ultrasonography.
Source: National Institute of Health
Ultrasound : mechanical radiant energy with a frequency greater than 20,000 hertz (cycles per second).
Ultrasound: Use of very high frequency sound waves to examine the internal parts of a body.
Disease or Condition count: 61; see list of conditions below. These are the diseases or medical conditions in which the medical test 'Ultrasound' may be involved.
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