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Sonograms/Ultrasounds


 

Ultrasound is safe and painless, and produces pictures of the inside of the body using sound waves. Ultrasound imaging, also called ultrasound scanning or sonography, involves the use of a small transducer (probe) and ultrasound gel placed directly on the skin. High-frequency sound waves are transmitted from the probe through the gel into the body. The transducer collects the sounds that bounce back and a computer then uses those sound waves to create an image. Ultrasound examinations do not use ionizing radiation  (as used in x-rays), thus there is no radiation exposure to the patient. 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.

Ultrasound imaging is a noninvasive medical test that helps physicians diagnose and treat some of the following medical conditions:

  • pain
  • swelling
  • infection
  • blockages to blood flow (such as clots).
  • narrowing of vessels
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Osteoporosis and Rheumatology Center of Tampa Bay
3218 West Azeele Street
Tampa, FL 33609
Phone: 813-320-0346
Fax: 813-872-6126
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