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Pregnancy ultrasound

A sonogram or pregnancy ultrasound is a noninvasive test that makes use of high-frequency sound waves to generate a visual image of the uterus, placenta, and the unborn baby. Aside from these, this diagnostic can also visualize other pelvic organs. This test allows the analysis of valuable information about a pregnancy as well as the mother's and the baby's health. The sound waves are transmitted through a device known as the transducer. The echoes detected through this device are recorded and transformed into images of the baby. This can help monitor the development of the fetus and determine if there are any birth defects and other potential problems. There are different types of pregnancy ultrasound. In addition to the [...]

Ultrasound pregnancy

What are ultrasounds..? Ultrasounds are sound waves which frequency is higher than what the human hear can detect. Ultrasounds are used in medicine for imaging or sonography since they are a non-invasive and safe method to capture size and structure of organs and tissues in real time tomographic images. Sonography allows the physician to see small internal details in structures and tissues without posing any risk to the patient’s heath since it does not use radiation . Obstetric sonography is used in prenatal care to visualise fetuses. In this procedure the sonographer puts a handheld instrument on the surface of the belly pointing towards the uterus. The sound waves transmitted penetrate the uterus and bounce off the fetus or [...]