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transvaginal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs in women. A thin
probe called a transducer is covered with a lubricated sheath similar to a
condom. The transducer is then gently put into the vagina. The transducer sound
waves make a picture on a TV screen (monitor).
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015
Current as of:
February 20, 2015
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Howard Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology
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