transvaginal ultrasound is used to look at the pelvic organs in women. A thin
probe called a transducer is covered with a lubricated sheath similar to a
condom. The transducer is then gently put into the vagina. The transducer sound
waves make a picture on a TV screen (monitor).
ByHealthwise Staff Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Martin J. Gabica, MD - Family Medicine Specialist Medical ReviewerHoward Schaff, MD - Diagnostic Radiology