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How Do They Perform A Transvaginal Ultrasound
Do ultrasound techs see prenatal patients for pregnancy ultrasound or does the obgyn normally do them?
It depends: It depends on the setting. In some practices your OB will do your initial ultrasound. Generally, for your detailed anatomy scan around15wks - 20wks gest age, a tech will perform the scan and a radiologist will review the scan and give your OB a report. The tech has special training in this area and is usually very good at scanning. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
Can you trust an ultrasound techs opinion when they tell you they do not see anything major on a transvaginal ultrasound? Severe pelvic pain
Physician: I would seek the interpretation of a qualified physician. ...Read more
It depends: It depends on whether the ultrasound showed some kind of cyst or other type of growth in the ovary. A cyst is often just watched for several cycles, unless it is very large, whereas a solid growth is usually removed, to be sure it is benign. ...Read more
Renal ultrasound: Sonographic imaging of the kidney can reveal a number of conditions. It screens for congenital abnormalities of the kidney as well as obstruction, tumors, cysts and larger kidney. Abnormalities found with renal ultrasound offer require more sophisticated forms of imaging to clarify. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Abdominal ultrasound: Transabdominal ultrasounds ordered by your physician could be done at most hospital radiology departments or at large medical groups. They require that you have a full bladder. Normally the ordering physician would make recommendations at to choices of facilities to perform the ultrasound. ...Read more
How do MFMs determine whether to perform a transcervical or transabdominal CVS for a pregnant patient?
Experience: MFMs do what they are most experienced in: some in transcervical cvs, others in transabdominal; some have experience in both. ...Read more
Not always easy 2 do: Best images of a fetus are obtained by being able to get multiple views of the baby 'parts'/in right position/through thin layers of the abdominal wall of the expectant woman. It is best to not get the family excited and expect that gender will be determined on an early ultrasound. If 'boy parts' are seen in the second or third trimester, then it probably is a boy. What does this photo tell y'all? ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Part of complete u/s: Routine female pelvic ultrasound has two portions to the exam. The exam starts with a full bladder and scanning with a fan shaped ultrasound (u/s) probe over the lower abdomen and pubic area. Then the pt is asked to empty her bladder and then a thin long u/s probe is inserted into the vagina for additional pictures. This portion is important and significantly improves parts of the evaluation. ...Read more
12 week vacuum abortion procedure done a week ago, will obgyn be able to detect on ultrasound or will it look like a miscarriage?
Like a miscarriage: As long as the abortion was performed correctly, the only thing visible on sonogram now should be some leftover blood clots (similar to a recent miscarriage). Your uterus will still be enlarged compared to a non-pregnant uterus. And there will still be pregnancy hormone (HCG) in your blood. Honestly, your OB/Gyn will not judge you for having an abortion if that's what you're worried about. ...Read more
At your dating ultrasound does doctors tell you how many weeks from conception or do they add 2 weeks to it?
They telll you: By measurements of the baby your due date. ...Read more
Measurements: During an ultrasound of a pregnant woman various measurements are done including the diameter of the baby's head, the circumference of the head and belly, and the length of arm and leg bones. How many weeks the baby is can be determined by those measurements. The earlier an ultrasound is the more accurate it is. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6-7 weeks: As early as 6-7 weeks. It will detect gestational sac. ...Read more
For a term, rarely: If a term or a late preterm infant is stable enough to be transported to ct or MRI area, and less than 4 days old, ct is preferred. Otherwise MRI is the best. They are recommended if the infant has seizures, extreme lethargy or irritability, recurrent apnea (forget to breath), evidence of trauma (like head injury from forceps or vacuum delivery), suspected shaken baby syndrome, CNS infections etc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: The physician should review the images and determine the results, taking into account the technologist's impression. It is not appropriate for the ultrasound tech to attempt to make a final diagnosis or determination of results. ...Read more
4th week or so: During the 4th week, the gestational sac may be visualized. ...Read more
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Will they do a transvaginal ultrasound on a virgin if the abdominal one does not show a good picture?
U/s: It will really depend on what they are looking for and how bad/good the abdominal pictures are that they obtain. ...Read more
Do ob or gyn do doppler ultrasound or ultrasound scan when a pregnant womb visit their clinic. I want to know as worried of no heart beat after six wk?
An ultrasound is an imaging study in which a probe emits and receives sound waves which rebound off of internal organs in order to visualize them. For a transvaginal ultrasound a specially designed probe is lubricated and placed into the vagina in order to better ...Read more
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