Imaging at The Queen’s Medical Center - West Oahu offers ultrasound services. Ultrasounds are a diagnostic imaging technique used to visualize muscles, tendons, and internal organs to examine their size, structure, or any pathological lesions.

The procedure uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images of the inside of the body. These images are captured in real-time, showing the structure and movement of the body’s internal organs, as well as blood flowing through blood vessels.

Obstetrical ultrasounds provide pictures of an embryo or fetus within a woman’s uterus during routine and emergency prenatal care.

Outside Resources

Find updated information about this modality from the Radiological Society of North America.

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