What to Expect from an Ultrasound Exam

Looking for answers about something going on inside your body? Your doctor might send you for an ultrasound. The imaging with a reputation for peeking at babies in utero is helpful for sneaking a peek at a lot of other kinds of soft tissue inside your body too. From liver to gall bladder, breast to heart – think of anything that’s not bony and an ultrasound can help take a look. And when you’re getting an ultrasound you don’t need to worry about radiation exposure because with this scan, there’s no radiation involved. In this video, CDI Senior Technologist Kristin Wallace explains all about the ultrasound exam and how it works from head to toe.