Ultrasound or medical sonography is the minimally invasive, effective, and often life-saving diagnostic tool that physicians use every day to properly monitor, diagnose and treat a plethora of medical conditions. Their registered sonographers at Be Well Primary Health Care Center in Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York are trained and experienced to scan all of organs and body parts from abdomen to heart to extremities. If you have a referral from your physician, call or schedule an appointment online today.
Sonography is a diagnostic imaging technique that uses ultrasound waves to produce images of internal organs, blood vessels, tendons, muscles and joints. . Produced images allow physicians as Be Well Primary Health Care Center to properly identify, diagnose and treat your conditions.
Significant number of specialists rely on sonography to detect, monitor and treat medical conditions:
Providers use ultrasound to find the root cause and to detect many gynecological conditions, including pelvic pain, internal bleeding, and endometriosis.
Ultrasound is used during normal and high-risk pregnancies to monitor the growth and development of the fetus. .Fetal images also help determine the sex of the baby and estimated delivery date (EDD).
Echocardiography is one of the most commonly used tools in cardiology to diagnose and treat patients with any suspected or known heart diseases. This ultrasound study produces images that show the size and shape of the heart, pumping capacity, and the location and extent of any tissue damage.
Ultrasound imaging of the abdomen uses sound waves to produce pictures of the structures within the upper abdomen. It is used to help diagnose pain or enlargement and evaluate the kidneys, liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, pancreas, spleen and abdominal aorta. Ultrasound is safe, noninvasive and does not use ionizing radiation.
Ultrasound procedures are typically painless and don’t involve incision, injections, or needles. Ultrasound studies do no expose you to ionizing radiation as X-Rays and CT Scans do.
Ultrasounds are also more accessible and often less expensive than other diagnostic techniques.