What are the Benefits of an Ultrasound Scan?

May 19, 2011 8:41 pm
  •  Ultrasound scans involve no needles or injections and they are usually painless.
  •  They are less expensive than some other imaging methods
  •  It uses no ionizing radiation
  • Gives a clear picture of soft tissues that would not normally show up well on X–Ray images.
  • It doesn’t cause health problems and if medically indicated it can be repeated again.
  • It has been used to evaluate pregnancy for nearly forty years. There has never been any evidence to suggest that there is harm to the patient, embryo or fetus.
  • Doctors are provided with lots of useful information from the ultrasound.

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