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    Cancer screening is testing done on people who may be at risk of getting cancer, but who have no symptoms and generally feel fine.

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    Ultrasound imaging, also called ultrasound scanning or sonography, involves exposing part of the body to high-frequency sound waves to produce pictures of the inside of the body.

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    Ultrasound imaging of the scrotum is the primary imaging method used to evaluate disorders of the testicles and surrounding areas.

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    involves sending sound waves into the body. These sound waves reflect off the internal organs and are recorded by special instruments that create images of anatomic parts.

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    In cases when the appendix is not clearly visualized during a clinic-based ultrasound, a hospital-based ultrasound as an outpatient may be needed.

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    pelvic ultrasound is most often used to examine the uterus and ovaries and, during pregnancy, to monitor the health and development of the embryo or fetus

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    If an ultrasound is required early in your pregnancy, you will be required to have a full bladder for the procedure.

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    A radiologist (a physician experienced in ultrasound and other radiology examinations) will analyze the images and send a signed report with his or her interpretation to the patient’s personal physician.

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    An abdominal ultrasound image is a useful way of examining internal organs, including the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, kidneys, and bladder.

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    Radiography equipment consists of a large, flat table with a drawer that holds a tray into which an x-ray film cassette is placed.