Ultrasound imaging is usually a painless medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat medical conditions. Ultrasound or sonography is a technique that uses sound waves to study and treat different areas of the body. It uses high-frequency sound waves that are transmitted to the area of interest and returns echoes that are recorded and captured as images. Ultrasound is non-invasive and does not involve radiation. Because ultrasound images are captured in real-time, they can show the structure and movement of the body's internal organs, as well as blood flowing through blood vessels.
There are several different ultrasound exams that we offer here at University Imaging Center. These exams include: