What is Ultrasound of abdomen?

Category: Procedures

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Generic name: Ultrasound (Sonogram)

An abdominal ultrasound uses reflected sound waves to produce a picture of the organs and other structures in the upper abdomen.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Diagnostic assessment 8 1
Pain 2 1
Abdominal Adhesions 1 0
Abdominal pain 1 0
Bladder infection 1 0
Chest pain 1 0

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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ultrasound of abdomen

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently having Ultrasound of abdomen

Dosage Patients
as needed 1
yearly 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ultrasound of abdomen.