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is a sonogram and ultrasound the same thing

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Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
None: The same thing.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Technically : Technically speaking, ultrasound is alternating sound pressure with a frequency above the upper limit of human hearing (generally between 3 mhz and 10 ... Read More
Dr. Michael Ginsburg
11 years experience Interventional Radiology
Same exam: Here is a link to detailed information on ultrasonograpy, also called sonography including information on how the procedure is performed. http://www.u ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Doe
19 years experience Interventional Radiology
Early: Depends how the ultrasound is performed (through the vagina, or through the abdomen). Through the vagina, you can possibly see it by 4 weeks, but mus ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Best estimate: It is not so much that it is wrong, but more that it is the best estimate at the time with the information given. Ultrasounds are not high resolution ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Nieves
39 years experience Gynecology
Endo dx: Only of there is a mass, ultrsound is very non specific tool. Laparoscopy continues to be the gold standard for the diagnosis of endometriosis.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Duvivier
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Once betaHCG >1000: Blood levels of betaHCG are better and often more reliable than last menstrual period (LMP) or suspected "conception day" and best correlated with the ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Lewis Rosenberg
47 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Training: Any doctor can bill for an ultrasound. All perinatologists are train in doing & reading scan, therefore they can bill, depending on the type they do.
A female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Not sure: what the question is, but there are numerous potential causes for abnormal appearing kidneys on ultrasound. Best to speak with your doctor about the ... Read More
A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
38 years experience Radiology
Venous ultrasound: is the same as a venous sonogram. It can be used to look for blood clots in the deep veins and those closer to the skin. It can be used to assess vari ... Read More
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