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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 19, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff
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