Ultrasound

Instead of radiation, ultrasound imaging uses high-frequency sound waves to produce images. It’s a common, noninvasive test that helps doctors diagnose and treat many medical conditions.

Why Choose Bronson for Ultrasound?

  • We’re committed to making sure you feel informed, prepared and comfortable – feel free to ask us any questions
  • Six convenient locations
  • Local board-certified radiologists interpret images
  • Your doctor receives timely, accurate and reliable test results to share with you
  • Accredited in ultrasound by the American College of Radiology

Ultrasound Services & Treatments

  • Abdomen – medical scanning that evaluates kidneys, liver, gallbladder, pancreas, spleen and abdominal aorta
  • Abdomen (children) – pediatric medical scanning that evaluates appendix, liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, intestines, kidneys, bladder, testicles, ovaries and uterus
  • Breast – medical scanning that screens for breast abnormalities such as cancer
  • General – medical scanning that examines the body's internal organs, while evaluating blood flow, narrowing of vessels and tumors
  • Guided breast biopsy – medical scanning that screens for suspicious solid masses or abnormal tissue changes in the breast
  • Musculoskeletal – medical scanning that helps diagnose tendon tears, muscle abnormalities, soft tissue tumors and joint dislocations
  • Obstetric – medical scanning that evaluates health of a living embryo/fetus, age of pregnancy and potential prenatal abnormalities
  • Pelvis – medical scanning that examines uterus, cervix, ovaries, fallopian tubes and bladder
  • Prostate – medical scanning that screens for disorders, enlargement and abnormal growth of the prostate, as well as male infertility
  • Scrotum – medical scanning that screens for abnormal masses and cysts in the scrotum, as well as diagnosing trauma, swelling and infertility
  • Sonohysterography – medical scanning that evaluates unexplained vaginal bleeding that may result from polyps, fibroids, lesions, masses or congenital defects
  • Thyroid – medical scanning that evaluates unexplained lumps in neck, thyroid nodules and growth of nodules over time

Ultrasound is also used to:

  • Guide procedures such as needle biopsies
  • Image the breasts and to guide biopsies of breast cancer
  • Diagnose a variety of heart conditions
  • Assess damage after a heart attack
  • Diagnose for valvular heart disease

Conditions We Treat

  • Hematuria (blood in urine)
  • Infection
  • Pain
  • Swelling

Locations for Ultrasound

For More Ultrasound Information

  • To learn more about specific ultrasound procedures, visit the ultrasound page at www.RadiologyInfo.org             
  • Contact Bronson HealthAnswers at (269) 341-7723, (800) 451-6310 or answers@bronsonhg.org. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. 



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