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Ultrasound Department

Diagnostic ultrasound, also called sonography or diagnostic medical sonography, is an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. The images can provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions.
Most ultrasound examinations are done using an ultrasound device outside your body, though some involve placing a device inside your body.

  • Why it’s done
  • – Ultrasound is used for many reasons, including to:
  • – View the uterus and ovaries during pregnancy and monitor the developing baby’s health
  • – Check your liver
  • – Diagnose gallbladder disease
  • – Check kidney stones
  • – Evaluate blood flow
  • – Guide a needle for biopsy or tumor treatment
  • – Examine a breast lump
  • – Check your thyroid gland
  • – Detect genital and prostate problems
  • – Assess joint inflammation (synovitis)

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