Transabdominal Ultrasound

Woman having a transabdominal ultrasound

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.

Current as of: February 11, 2021

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Medical Review:
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Martin J. Gabica MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Kevin C. Kiley MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology