Ultrasound Procedures

Ultrasound, also called sonography, is the use of high-frequency sound waves and a computer to create images of blood vessels, tissues and organs. Ultrasound is used to view internal organs as they function and to assess blood flow through vessels. Ultrasound is used to examine the abdomen, breast, pelvis, prostate, scrotum, thyroid and parathyroid. Ultrasound is also used to evaluate the development of the fetus.