A transabdominal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs. Gel is
placed on your abdomen. Then a small, handheld unit called a transducer is
gently moved around to view the pelvic organs. The transducer sound waves make
a picture on the TV screen.
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology