A Pelvic Ultrasound employs pulses of high frequency sound waves to image the pelvic organs. The bladder is also visualized and is required to be full for this exam.
a pelvic ultrasound is used to assess the uterus, cervix, fallopian tubes, and ovaries through your lower abdominal area. Doppler is also performed in a Pelvic Ultrasound to show blood flow to the major reproductive organs. In most cases, a pelvic ultrasound is usually accompanied by a transvaginal ultrasound. A transvaginal ultrasound is a relatively quick, painless imaging procedure that provides a more detailed view of your pelvic organs than an abdominal pelvic ultrasound provides. It’s one of the most common, most useful diagnostic tools your provider can use to provide you care.
a pelvic ultrasound is used to assess the condition of the male bladder, prostate gland and surrounding structures and organs such as the blood vessels, kidneys and bowel through your lower abdominal area.