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Your doctor has requested that an ultrasound exam be performed.

An ultrasound machine produces a picture of your body using sound waves. A blunt device called a probe is placed on your skin.

  1. There is no preparation for this exam.
  2. This exam takes approximately 45 minutes to one hour.
  3. The parent should bring extra diapers, a change of clothes and a bottle of formula.
  4. Report to Radiology approximately 20 minutes prior to your scheduled appointment time if you are not contacted by the Admitting Office.