Since the 3D ultrasound was first developed in 1987, this diagnostic imaging tool has been used to view a three-dimensional image inside the womb. These images can be used to give physicians answers to any questions of concern while also allowing the mother to see her baby. Becuase of the realistic images ultrasounds help create, they are one of the most common diagnostic imaging scans used on pregnant women.
The various diagnostic imaging procedure performed by radiologists can seem confusing at first glance and intimidating when recommended by a doctor. Sonography is a painless procedure that utilizes high-frequency sound waves to produce images on the inside of the body. Sonograms can assist in visualizing the body’s organs, tissues, and blood flow.
If you’ve been pregnant, you probably have gotten an ultrasound. Have you ever wondered what else ultrasounds are used for, how they work and what they do? We will break it down for you.