Ultrasound is a safe and painless imaging technique that uses high-frequency sound waves to create detailed images of the inside of the body. It is a versatile tool that can be used to diagnose a wide range of medical conditions, including:
How Ultrasound Works
Ultrasound works by sending high-frequency sound waves into the body. The sound waves bounce off of the different organs and tissues in the body, and the echoes are then picked up by a transducer. The transducer converts the echoes into electrical signals, which are then sent to a computer. The computer uses the electrical signals to create an image of the inside of the body.
Benefits of Ultrasound
Ultrasound offers several benefits as an imaging technique:
Disadvantages of Ultrasound
What to Expect During an Ultrasound
It is a simple and non-invasive procedure. Here is what you can expect: