Diagnostic ultrasound services, also called sonography or diagnostic medical sonography, is an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. The images can provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions.
Most ultrasound examinations are done using an ultrasound device outside your body, though some involve placing a device inside your body.
Ultrasound is used for many reasons, including to:
Ultrasounds offer many advantages:
Ultrasounds are widely accessible and less expensive than other methods.