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Ultrasound

Ultrasound

What is an Ultrasound?

Ultrasound (US) or sonography is an imaging modality that utilizes high frequency sound waves which are reflected off internal organs and tissue to create a medical image of the various organs and tissues. It is a painless procedure which creates very precise images. Ultrasound can be used to monitor internal motion of heart rate and blood flow.

A transducer is pressed against the skin which functions to direct sound waves into the body and transmit and record sound wave echoes. This information is transferred to a computer for processing a picture which depicts a frozen series of images. Ultrasound scanners consist of a computer console with a computer and electronic monitoring equipment, a video display screen to view the test and the transducer which is attached to the scanner by a cord. A lubricating gel is applied to the skin to the areas the transducer will cover.

Locations

Doylestown

Address

Doylestown Hospital
Radiology Department, First Floor
595 W. State Street
Doylestown, PA, 18901
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Contact Information

Appointments: 215.345.2274

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4 pm

Warrington

Address

The Health & Wellness Center
847 Easton Road, Route 611
Warrington, PA 18976
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Contact Information

Appointments: 215.918.5840

Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday from 7 am to 4 pm

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