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Transvaginal ultrasound

Descriptions of Transvaginal ultrasound

Transvaginal ultrasound: A procedure used to examine the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and bladder. An instrument is inserted into the vagina that causes sound waves to bounce off organs inside the pelvis. These sound waves create echoes that are sent to a computer, which creates a picture called a sonogram. Also called transvaginal sonography (TVS).
Source: National Institute of Health

Summary Information: Transvaginal ultrasound

Transvaginal ultrasound: A transvaginal ultrasound is a medical device that emits high frequency sound waves and is used to diagnose diseases or conditions of the female pelvic organs (cervix, ovaries, uterus, and vagina). High frequency sound waves are sent from the transducing probe, which is covered with lubricant and inserted into the vagina; the waves bounce back (echo) from the object to the receiver in the form of a still or moving picture (e.g. fetus).

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