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Transabdominal Ultrasound

Transabdominal Ultrasound

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: November 7, 2019

Author: Healthwise Staff

Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine

Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine

Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine

Kevin C. Kiley, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology