A transabdominal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs. Gel is
placed on your abdomen. Then a small, handheld unit called a transducer is
gently moved around to view the pelvic organs. The transducer sound waves make
a picture on the TV screen.
Primary Medical Reviewer
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer
Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
June 8, 2011
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June 08, 2011
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