An Abdominal Ultrasound creates real-time images of the major organs of the body, such as the heart, stomach, liver, and kidneys. An Abdomincal Ultrasound may be commonly used to diagnose gall stones, pancreatic of renal masses, abdominal aortic aneurysms, liver disease, and other issues affecting the organs.
Preparation: Fasting. Patients should not eat or drink for 6-8 hours before the exam.
Typical Procedure Time: 30 Minutes
Abdominal ultrasounds are most typically used when the following indications are present: