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Power Doppler Ultrasound of the kidney. This image shows the tiny blood vessels in the kidney like the branches of a tree

Ultrasound is an imaging procedure that uses very high-frequency sound waves to produce an image of many of the internal structures of the body. It is painless and produces very precise images of certain parts of the body.

Ultrasound uses high performance digital sound waves, not X-rays. For certain areas of the body these sound waves can image as well or better than other imaging devices. These sound waves are harmless and may be used with complete safety, even on pregnant women.

Abdominal ultrasound looks at internal organs such as gall bladder, kidney, or liver to assess pain or other symptoms.

Pelvic ultrasound in females looks primarily at the uterus and ovaries, but the bladder may also be visualized. In males, the pelvic ultrasound usually focuses on the bladder and the prostate gland.

Vascular ultrasound looks at the blood vessels in the neck arms, or legs to detect narrow or blocked arteries, or blood clots in the veins.



Prepare for your Ultrasound appointment