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Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

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


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My first sonogram of 8 weeks and 2 days of pregnancy says my due date is sept.17, 2013. Could I have conceived between dec.15 and dec.26 of 2012?

My first sonogram of 8 weeks and 2 days of pregnancy says my due date is sept.17, 2013. Could I have conceived between dec.15 and dec.26 of 2012?

Around xmas: If you estimated due date on 09/17/2013 that makes your lmp around 12/11/2012 , usually you get pregnant about 2 weeks after your period so most likely you conceived around xmas 12/25. ...Read more

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I was told on my sonogram that I was 8 weeks & 1 day on Jan. 1 2015, going by this when did I get pregnant?

I was told on my sonogram that I was 8 weeks & 1 day on Jan. 1 2015, going by this when did I get pregnant?

Date of Conception: If the gestational age was 8 weeks and 1 day on New Year's Day, the most likely date of conception was on or within a few days of 11/20/14. ...Read more

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I had a sonogram on march 28th and i was 8 weeks and 1 day, how accurate would this be? When would i most likely concieved. I

I had a sonogram on march 28th and i was 8 weeks and 1 day, how accurate would this be? When would i most likely concieved. I

Should be accurate: Estimated conception date: 2/15/12 estimated fertile period: 2/10 to 2/20/12 due date: 11/7/12 today: 38 weeks and 2 days good luck! ...Read more

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Is it possible to mistake an 11-12 week fetus with an 8 week fetus via sonogram?

Is it possible to mistake an 11-12 week fetus with an 8 week fetus via sonogram?

No: The measurements in early pregnancy are very specific. Unless the sonographer or doctor didn't measure the right length of the fetus, it would be very unusual to make that mistake. If you're worried you could consider getting another scan or a 2nd opinion? ...Read more

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Are sonograms safe? And 4d?

Yes: Fetal ultrasounds are safe. They can look at and evaluate the structures for the fetus including heart, stomach, kidneys and bladder, spinal cord, extremities and head. ...Read more

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Are early sonograms the most accurate? Like maybe around 7 or 8 weeks?

Are early sonograms the most accurate? Like maybe around 7 or 8 weeks?

Yes: An ultrasound scan at 8-11 weeks of pregnancy is very accurate for dating the pregnancy. ...Read more

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How can I get a sonogram?

Ultrasound: Its a non invasive test using sound waves. Relatively easy procedure. ...Read more

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Can someone explain a sonogram?

Ultrasound: A sonogram is an imaging test that uses high frequency sound (ultrasound) to produce images of various parts of your body without the need for radiation. Great for pregnancy evaluation, general abdominal surveys for many things, thyroid gland, carotid arteries, heart, testicles, and many other structures. No known biological risks in humans. ...Read more

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2 month sonogram. Is it necessary?

A Good Idea: A 2 month OB sonogram is a good time to nail down the dates, confirm the number of fetuses, and confirm fetal life. Essential? Possibly not. If you are willing to sacrifice dating accuracy you could wait a while. Some people like to play the odds. I like sure things. ...Read more

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Where can someone get a sonogram done?

Where can someone get a sonogram done?

Many places: Depending on the body part being examined, it could be done in a hospital, an imaging center, a surgicenter, or a doctor's office. I would avoid the ultrasound screening exams done at malls and in church parking lots. They tend to cause more harm than good. ...Read more

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What is sociometric test and sonogram ?

Sociometric test: Not sure if I'm understanding the question properly, but as far as I know a sociometric test is a type of psychological test. A sonogram in medical imaging uses sound waves to generate an image of internal body structures. I don't know of any relationship between the two. ...Read more

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Is it possible for level 2 sonogram to be wrong?

Sonograms: In the hands of experienced sonographers, ultrasound is highly accurate. However, no test is 100% accurate, and we are all imperfect beings, subject to human error. So, it is possible, but not likely, for sonography to produce an erroneous result. ...Read more

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What does the measurement mean on a baby sonogram?

What does the measurement mean on a baby sonogram?

How baby is: These measurements tell the obstetrician how the baby is doing. They check the baby's anatomy to make sure everything is in the right place ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: sonogram?

Dr. Jeffrey Ng Dr. Ng
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AKA Ultrasound: The sonogram is a test that looks at body organs with no radiation. It uses sound waves and can give us a 2 dimensional view of organs such as the kidney, liver, heart, and lungs. It can define spaces that are either solid or full of fluid. I can also guide large needles into an organ or near the spine, and can help define the area being cut open. Its a cheap, but useful test. ...Read more

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