Ultrasounds or sonography take pictures of the inside of your body using
high-frequency sound waves. Ultrasound images can show your physician
how your body's internal organs are structured and moving. Ultrasounds
can also show blood flowing through blood vessels.
Common Uses Of Ultrasound Exams
Ultrasounds can help diagnose conditions such as abdominal pains, inflamed
appendix, enlarged abdominal organ, stones in the gallbladder or kidney,
or aortic aneurysms by evaluating the kidneys, liver, gallbladder, pancreas,
spleen, abdominal aorta and other abdominal blood vessels. Ultrasounds
may also be used to guide procedures and to help determine and treat damage
caused by illness.
how to prepare for your ultrasound.