Ultrasound

Alternative Names

Sonogram

Definition of Ultrasound

Ultrasound involves the use of high-frequency sound waves to create images of organs and systems within the body.

Review

David C. Dugdale, III, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of General Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 11/21/2010

Abdominal ultrasound
Ultrasound in pregnancy
17 week ultrasound
30 week ultrasound
Carotid duplex
Ultrasound comparison
Thyroid ultrasound
Ultrasound
Ultrasound, normal fetus- ventricles of brain

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