Definitions and examples of different Ultrasound Types are presented in two views.
Most all ultrasounds basically work the same, but there are a few major differences in these six types of ultrasounds that set them apart. To get a better understanding of each, simply click any one from list below:
Perhaps the most popular type of ultrasound is capturing a baby's first picture.
Images of the thyroid, like the one shown here, is one of the reasons doctors may order an ultrasound.
Above: Identifying a problem with the heart, like the echocardiogram ultrasound shown above, is one reason doctors need to order these tests.
Above: Yes, even knees can get ultrasounds.
Above: Ultrasounds can measure the conditions of heart and blood vessels.
Above: ECG ultrasound of the heart.
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