Ultrasound is a specialized tool that looks inside the body using sound waves. An ultrasound image differs from an x-ray image where radiation is used to secure the image. It is excellent tool for evaluating many parts of the body. Ultrasound is especially effective for examining interior body cavities like the abdomen.
A special preparation is usually required prior to this procedure.
Your physician must order and schedule this procedure with the Diagnostic Imaging Department.
Diagnostic Imaging - Wilkes
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