Ultrasound Scans

Ultrasound Scans

What is an Ultrasound Scan? An ultrasound is a type of scan that uses high frequency sound waves to produce an image of an organ in the body. Ultrasound is very high frequency sound that humans cannot hear, but can be detected using a machine called an ultrasound scanner. Ultrasound Scans can be used to look at all soft tissue structures and blood vessel but there are certain areas of the body which the ultrasound waves struggle to penetrate at the frequency range used in diagnostic imaging and therefore cannot be used to look at bones or the lungs or…