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Abdominal ultrasound

Abdominal ultrasound

Overview

The test is done in the ultrasound or radiology department. A conducting paste is applied to your abdomen while you are lying down. The transducer (a hand-held instrument) is then moved over your abdomen.

Update Date 5/15/2014