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What is a Breast Ultrasound?
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What is a Breast Ultrasound?

A breast ultrasound uses sound waves to create a picture of the internal structures of the breast called a sonogram. Unlike an x-ray, an ultrasound does not use radiation. Ultrasound captures images in real time, showing structure and movement of internal organs as well as blood flow. Breast ultrasound is a non-invasive procedure, frequently used...

What You Need to Know About Ultrasound
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What You Need to Know About Ultrasound

There are very few medical procedures without risks – but a standard diagnostic ultrasound poses no known risk to humans. Ultrasound is a radiation-free procedure Unlike X-rays, ultrasounds don’t emit radiation. An ultrasound scan  – also known as sonography – uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image inside the body.  The resulting image is...

General Ultrasound: Not Just for Pregnant Women
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General Ultrasound: Not Just for Pregnant Women

You don’t have to be pregnant to have a general ultrasound. In fact, men, women, and even children undergo this procedure as well. The terms “ultrasound” and “sonogram” are often used interchangeably—but a sonogram is the result of an ultrasound. So, the medical procedure, called a general ultrasound produces an image known as a sonogram....