Types of Ultrasound Applications
Ultrasound is used to detect gallstones, as well as abnormalities in the liver, pancreas, and spleen. It is also used to monitor kidney transplant patients.
Blood Vessel Stenosis/Diease
Ultrasound evaluates blood vessels at risk for aneurysm (ballooning) or stenosis (abnormal narrowing).
Transvaginal ultrasound helps determine the cause of pain or bleeding in a women's reproductive organs. These tests often provide better images that traditional ultrasound and are used in early pregnancies and for pelvic procedures. Ultrasound can locate lumps in organs or tissues. It is useful as a guide with needle biopsies, and helps detect prostate cancer or breast cancer while monitoring treatment.
The ultrasound transducer is used to detect swelling, bleeding or foreign objects in the eye.
Ultrasound is used to check the health and development of your baby. It can determine if you are going to have multiple babies or rule out potential problems in-vitro.