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Ultrasound uses high-frequency sound waves to create an image of the organs and tissues inside the body. During the ultrasound exam, the ultrasound tech uses a small handheld device called a transducer to scan the area of the body to be examined. The transducer emits high-frequency sound waves that pass though the body, sending back “echoes” as they bounce off the organs and tissues. A special computer converts these echoes into visual data. Because the ultrasound uses sound waves, there is no radiation exposure to the patient.