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ultrasound or ultrasonography

[ul-truh-sound or ul-truh-son-AH-gruf-ee] imaging test in which high-frequency sound waves are used to make a picture of the inside of the body. The sound wave echoes are picked up and displayed on a computer screen. See also imaging tests.

Ultrasound

... Other names include ultrasonography, sonography, or sonogram. What does
it show? An ultrasound machine creates images called sonograms by ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/examsandtestdescriptions/imagingradiologytests/imaging-radiology-tests-ultrasound

How is gestational trophoblastic disease diagnosed? ...

... To diagnose GTD, a different type of ultrasound called transvaginal
ultrasonography is most often used. In this procedure ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gestationaltrophoblasticdisease/detailedguide/gestational-trophoblastic-disease-diagnosis

How is gallbladder cancer diagnosed?

... Ultrasound (ultrasonography) is often the first imaging test done in people
who have symptoms (such as jaundice or pain in the right upper part of ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/gallbladdercancer/detailedguide/gallbladder-diagnosis

How is bile duct cancer diagnosed?

... Ultrasound (US or ultrasonography) is often the first imaging test done in people
who have symptoms such as jaundice or pain in the right upper ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bileductcancer/detailedguide/bile-duct-cancer-diagnosis

Gallbladder Cancer

... Ultrasound (ultrasonography) is often the first imaging test done in people
who have symptoms (such as jaundice or pain in the right upper part of ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003101-pdf.pdf

How is ovarian cancer diagnosed?

... Ultrasound. Ultrasound (ultrasonography) is the use of sound waves
to create an image on a video screen. Sound waves ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/ovariancancer/detailedguide/ovarian-cancer-diagnosis

Imaging (Radiology) Tests

... milk and discard it until the radionuclide is gone from your system. Ultrasound
Other names include ultrasonography, sonography, or sonogram. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003177-pdf.pdf

Cancer Glossary

... little finger. See also radius. ultrasound or ultrasonography Search
[ul-truh-sound or ul-truh-son-AH-gruf-ee]. imaging test ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=u

How is bladder cancer diagnosed?

... Ultrasound. Ultrasound (ultrasonography) uses sound waves to create
pictures of internal organs. It can be useful in determining ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/bladdercancer/detailedguide/bladder-cancer-diagnosis

Bile Duct Cancer (Cholangiocarcinoma)

... Ultrasound (US or ultrasonography) is often the first imaging test done in people
who have symptoms such as jaundice or pain in the right upper ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003084-pdf.pdf