Transvaginal ultrasound

Transvaginal ultrasound: A technique in which sound waves are sent out by an ultrasound probe that has been inserted in the vagina. The waves go through the vaginal wall and bounce off the ovaries, and a computer uses the ultrasound echoes to create a picture (a sonogram). Transvaginal ultrasound is also referred to as TVS. Ovarian cancer is diffic...
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transvaginal ultrasound

Sound waves sent out by a probe inserted in the vagina. The waves bounce off the ovaries, and a computer uses the echoes to create a picture called a sonogram. Also called tvs. ... (12 Dec 1998) ...
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Transvaginal Ultrasound

A procedure used to examine the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, and bladder. Sound waves are sent out by a probe that is inserted into the vagina. The waves then bounce off of the ovaries and a computer uses the echoes to create a picture of what is being viewed. This procedure may be used to image the reproductive tract, view follicle growth, s.....
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transvaginal ultrasound

(TVUS) Type: Term See: transvaginal scanning
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transvaginal ultrasound

A procedure used to examine the vagina, uterus, fallopian tubes, ovaries, and bladder. An instrument is inserted into the vagina that causes sound waves to bounce off organs inside the pelvis. These sound waves create echoes that are sent to a computer, which creates a picture called a sonogram. Also called transvaginal sonography and TVS.
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