transvaginal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs in women. A thin
probe called a transducer is covered with a lubricated sheath similar to a
condom. The transducer is then gently put into the vagina. The transducer sound
waves make a picture on a TV screen (monitor).
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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