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Ultrasound: Pelvic exam: How to prepare and what to expect  
Abstract:  This handout describes pelvic ultrasound exams, which are done to detect problems with the pelvic organs in men and women. It includes how to prepare, how the exam works, how it is done, what is felt during the exam, and how to get the results.
Author: Radiology/Imaging Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2005, March 1, 2017
UWMC Availability:  Radiology/Imaging Services
General Topics:  Urinary and Reproductive System Disorders; Diagnostic Tests
Specific Subject(s):  Uterus; Ultrasound; Prostate; Pelvic Examinations; Ovary; Fallopian Tubes; Bladder
Language(s):  English; Russian; Spanish; Vietnamese
Audience:  Men; Women; Patient
Format: Flyer
Reading Level: Moderate
Cost: Unknown
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Health Online Citation #3094

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