WHAT IS AN ULTRASOUND (SONAR) EXAMINTION?
- A type of medical imaging where high frequency sound waves are used to produce images of the body structures.
- The examination is done in real-time, making it possible to evaluate movement.
- Doppler is a special ultrasound technique which evaluates blood flow through a blood vessel. It can diagnose thrombosis and occlusion or narrowing of blood vessels.
- Ultrasound does not use ionising radiation and is therefore safe to use in pregnancy.
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High frequency sound waves are used to produce real time images for the body.