Ultrasonography

by Cathy Parkes June 23, 2022

Two types of ultrasonography used in pregnancy are transvaginal (ultrasound transducer placed in the patient's vagina) and abdominal (transducer placed on the outside of the abdomen).

Two types of ultrasonography used in pregnancy are transvaginal (ultrasound transducer placed in the patient's vagina) and abdominal (transducer placed on the outside of the abdomen).

Transvaginal ultrasounds do not require a full bladder, but abdominal ultrasounds better reflect sound waves with a full bladder!



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