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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.
Last Revised: May 29, 2013
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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