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The Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool

The Ultrasound as a Diagnostic Tool

woman getting ultrasound diagnostic from doctor- available at Highland Park Emergency Room in DallasAn ultrasound is a diagnostic test that works based on sound waves.  Ultrasounds can be used during pregnancy, but also for many other reasons as well. When you have an internal problem, getting help from medical professionals who can provide an ultrasound and interpret the results is essential.  Ultrasounds are a diagnostic tool that is used in both Highland Park Emergency Room by qualified medical professionals to correctly diagnose your health emergencies.

How Does an Ultrasound Work?

Ultrasounds work by transmitting sound waves into the body, where they travel until they hit a boundary in between different types of tissue, bone, or fluid. When the waves bounce back, an image is created based on the sound waves.  In conventional ultrasound, the image is displayed in thin flat sections. Advancements have now allowed for 3D ultrasounds to be taken when necessary for diagnostic purposes or when pregnant women want to get a clearer look at their babies. This diagnostic imaging is typically used for:

  • Fetal Health and Development
  • Exploratory Examinations
  • Finding Tumors and Growths
  • Detecting Blocked ArteriesScanning the neck to check a thyroid with an ultrasound
  • Diagnosing Vascular Problems
  • Pinpointing Problems in the liver, pancreas, gallbladder, prostate, kidneys and testicles

Getting a Diagnosis Using an Ultrasound

You need a trained professional to conduct an ultrasound in order to get an accurate test and result to treat your emergency or condition. At  Highland Park Emergency Room, ultrasounds are available and medical professionals can perform ultrasounds for diagnosis. Our freestanding ERs offer no wait, fast results, and quaity medical care by emergency board certified professionals  you can count on. Contact us today for more information.

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Unfortunately, at this time we are unable to accept Government Insurances, such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Tri-Care in addition to Ambetter Insurance.

This facility is a freestanding emergency medical care facility. The facility charges rates comparable to a hospital emergency room and may charge a facility fee. A facility or a physician providing medical care at the facility may be an out-of-network provider for the patient ’s health benefit plan provider network. A physician providing medical care at the facility may bill separately from the facility for the medical care provided to a patient. The facility is an out-of-network provider for all health benefit plans.



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