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What is the definition or description of: transabdominal ultrasound?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Trans =across/beyond

It is basically an ultrasound performed on the outside abdominal wall to see organs on the inside (as pictured here), thus seeing things across/beyond the abdominal wall.
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In brief: Trans =across/beyond

It is basically an ultrasound performed on the outside abdominal wall to see organs on the inside (as pictured here), thus seeing things across/beyond the abdominal wall.
Have fun learning. Good luck.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Dr. Michael Braun
Radiology

In brief: External ultrasound

Transabdominal ultrasound is done with an external probe placed on the surface of the skin.
Alternative approaches are transrectal or transvaginal.

In brief: External ultrasound

Transabdominal ultrasound is done with an external probe placed on the surface of the skin.
Alternative approaches are transrectal or transvaginal.
Dr. Michael Braun
Dr. Michael Braun
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