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Sonography

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Pekin Hospital Sonography

The diagnostic ultrasound systems at the Women's Diagnostic Center are highly advanced for excellent imaging performance. Ultrasound exams are noninvasive. They use sound waves to produce images of the internal body, providing valuable information to radiologists.

What is ultrasound?

Ultrasound scanning, or sonography, is a method of obtaining images from inside the human body through the use of high-frequency sound waves. The sound waves are recorded and displayed as real-time images. Ultrasound does not use ionizing radiation.

Common uses of ultrasound include:

  • Guiding procedures such as needle biopsies and aspirations, in which a needle is used to sample tissue for laboratory testing
  • Abdomen
  • Obstetrical
  • Doppler Ultrasound to study major blood vessels for clots or plaque

The healthcare professionals at the Women's Diagnostic Center use ultrasound exams to diagnose many diseases and conditions in women. When problems or symptoms arise, ultrasounds help analyze organs such as the thyroid, ovaries, gallbladder, liver or spleen, and also inspect veins for blood clots.

Exceptionally in-depth, obstetric ultrasounds performed at the Center determine common factors of a pregnancy such as gestational age or position of the baby while checking for any abnormalities.

For more information, please talk to your physician or contact the Women's Diagnostic Center at (309) 353-0931.

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