Ultrasound, also known as sonogram, is a procedure that creates images of what is in the body. This image may include organs, the system and fetus. The procedure is done with the use of an ultrasound machine that makes use of high frequency sound waves. The sound waves reflect what is inside the body. The reflected image is received and captured using a computer. Unlike other imaging tests or procedure, ultrasound is very safe. It is also painless and the only discomfort one may feel is the slight cold from the gel.
Ultrasound is commonly used during pregnancy. During pregnancy, ultrasound is used to determine the condition of the fetus. It is also very effective in determining the age of the baby...Read More