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Ultrasound Services

Premier Medical Associates offers Ultrasound Services to Central Florida

What are Ultrasounds?

Diagnostic ultrasound, also called sonography or diagnostic medical sonography, is an imaging method that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of structures within your body. The images can provide valuable information for diagnosing and treating a variety of diseases and conditions.

Most ultrasound examinations are done using an ultrasound device outside your body, though some involve placing a device inside your body.

Who is an Ideal Patient for Ultrasounds?

Ultrasound is used for many reasons, including to:

  • View the uterus and ovaries during pregnancy and monitor the developing baby's health

  • Diagnose gallbladder disease

  • Evaluate blood flow

  • Guide a needle for biopsy or tumor treatment

  • Examine a breast lump

  • Check your thyroid gland

  • Detect genital and prostate problems

  • Assess joint inflammation (synovitis)

  • Evaluate metabolic bone disease

What is the Benefit of Ultrasounds?

Ultrasounds offer many advantages:

  • They are generally painless and do not require needles, injections, or incisions.

  • Patients aren't exposed to ionizing radiation, making the procedure safer than diagnostic techniques such as x-rays and CT scans. In fact, there are no known harmful effects when used as directed by your health care provider.

  • Ultrasounds capture images of soft tissues that don't show up well on x-rays.

  • Ultrasounds are widely accessible and less expensive than other methods.

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