AIUM, The Association for Medical Ultrasound: Patients


Subject:
Reproductive and Sexual Health , Women's Health , Pregnancy , Pregnancy

Description:
Questions and answers about how ultrasounds work. Discusses diagnostic ultrasound imaging (sonography or ultrasonography), doppler ultrasound (evaluates blood flow in organs), reasons to have an ultrasound, and related topics. Explains why "sonograms should be performed only when medically indicated" and offers views on ultrasound machines for personal use and "keepsake imaging." From the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), "an association of doctors, sonographers and scientists."

Publisher:
American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.aium.org/patients/aboutExam.aspx


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