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Understanding Ultrasound Scans

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In today's age, one of the first things an expectant mother does after finding out about her pregnancy is to go for an ultrasound scan. 

An ultrasound scan uses high-frequency sound waves that enable one to look at the growing baby inside the womb. Apart from this, one can also look at the various body organs.

It is a useful procedure to monitor the development of the baby in the uterus. Know more about the ultrasound, including the functioning, how it can detect various diseases and more by going through this ClipBook.

What Is An Ultrasound?

An ultrasound scan is a medical test that uses high-frequency sound waves to capture live images from the inside of your body. It’s also known as sonography. An ultrasound allows your doctor to see problems with organs, vessels, and tissues withou...

How To Prepare For An Ultrasound

This article looks at some of the common examinations, with the preparation generally required. This may vary slightly between ultrasound providers, so it is recommended that you contact the facility where you will be having the ultrasound to conf...

The Difference Between Sonography And Ultrasound

Sonography - sometimes called ultrasonography - is the practice of using high-frequency waves to produce an image for medical analysis. These high-frequency waves are called ultrasound waves. Ultrasound waves are a useful method to produce a neede...

Digestive Problems And Ultrasound Testing

During an ultrasound test, high-frequency sound waves, inaudible to the human ear, are transmitted through body tissues using an instrument called a transducer. The sound waves then echo back and are picked up by the transducer, which transmits th...

How Ultrasound Works: Video

An ultrasound can supply vital information about a mother's pregnancy and her baby's health. Even though there are no known risks for ultrasound at present, it is highly recommended that pregnant women consult their physician before undergoing thi...

Ultrasounds Technicians May Not Be Able To Give You A Diagnosis

Ultrasound technicians are trained professionals, but they are not doctors. Learn more about ultrasound technicians and what they can tell you.

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