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by female sonographer
A kidney ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic exam that produces images, which are used to assess the size, shape, and location of the kidneys. Ultrasound may also be used to assess blood flow to the kidneys.
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A Pelvic Ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic exam that produces images that are used to assess organs and structures within the female pelvis. A pelvic ultrasoundallows quick visualization of the female pelvic organs and structures including the uterus, cervix, vagina, fallopian tubes and ovaries.
A liver and gallbladder ultrasound is a noninvasive diagnostic exam that produces images, which are used to assess the size, shape, and location of the liver and gallbladder. Ultrasound may also be used to assess blood flow to the liver and gallbladder.
Abdominal ultrasound imaging is performed to evaluate the:
4) bile ducts
7) abdominal aorta and other blood vessels of the abdomen
Ultrasound is used to help diagnose a variety of conditions, such as:
abdominal pain or distention (enlargement)
1) abnormal liver function
2) enlarged abdominal organ
3) kidney stones
5) an abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA)
Doppler ultrasound images can help the physician to see and evaluate:
1) blockages to blood flow (such as clots)
2) narrowing of vessels
3) tumors and congenital vascular malformations
3) reduced or absent blood flow to various organs
greater than normal blood flow to different areas, which is sometimes seen in infections
How should I prepare?
1) You should wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing for your ultrasound exam. You may need to remove all clothing and jewelry in the area to be examined.
2) Preparations depend on the type of ultrasound you are having.
For a study of the liver, gallbladder, spleen, and pancreas, you may be asked to eat a fat-free meal on the evening before the test and then to avoid eating for eight to 12 hours before the test.
3) For ultrasound of the kidneys, you may be asked to drink four to six glasses of liquid about an hour before the test to fill your bladder.
4) You may be asked to avoid eating for eight to 12 hours before the test to avoid gas buildup in the intestines.
5) For ultrasound of the aorta, you may need to avoid eating for eight to 12 hours before the test.