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What is Ultrasound?

Ultrasound is a form of non-invasive medical imaging, which uses transducers and high-frequency sound to image a patient's internal organs, tissues, and blood flow for the purpose of diagnosis. Diagnostic ultrasound is also referred to as sonography or ultrasonography.

Recent Articles

Ultrasound Technology Plays an Instrumental Role in Patient Care

By Kenya McCullum, June 17, 2013

Ultrasounds can be used for many medical purposes, from monitoring a baby's health to identifying cysts....

Does Therapeutic Ultrasound Work?

By Justin Boyle, May 10, 2013

Ultrasound has been used as therapy for everything from arthritis to stomach ulcers, but could it all be chalked up to the placebo effect? Read about the different types and various uses of ultrasound therapy and decide for yourself....

How Does 4-D Ultrasound Work?

By Joe Taylor Jr., April 18, 2013

Technology that owes its existence to the sinking of the Titanic could someday save your life or detect critical health issues with your unborn child....