What Is Ultrasound?
Ultrasound, also known as sonography or diagnostic medical sonography, uses ultrasound equipment to send sound waves into the body and captures the returning data to create images. The images provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions.
Ultrasound scans are used to evaluate fetal development, and they can detect problems in the liver, heart, kidney, or abdomen. They may also assist in performing certain typed of biopsy.