Common Ultrasound Procedures at Somerset Campus

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset’s Ultrasound machines provide optimum imaging.

Common Ultrasound Procedures

  • Abdominal Ultrasound – Examination of the liver, gallbladder, bile duct and spleen.
  • Gynecologic Ultrasound - Examination of the uterus and/or ovaries.
  • Interventional Ultrasonography - Ultrasound-guided procedures include paracentesis; thoracentesis; liver, thyroid and renal biopsy; and fine needle aspiration of tissues. These procedures are performed on an outpatient basis. Using ultrasound guidance, the radiologist is able to retrieve tissue samples for testing. Images are viewed on a screen and ultrasound guidance allows for precise needle placement. Pathologists are present to approve your tissue sample before you leave reducing the need for repeat procedures.
  • Neonatal Ultrasound - Examination of pediatric abdomen, kidney, brain, baby hips and pyloric stenosis.
  • Obsteric Ultrasound - 1st trimester examination for the fetal size and due date.
  • Renal Ultrasound – Examination of the kidney.
  • Ultrasound-guided Hysterosonogram - Examination of uterine and ovarian abnormalities.
  • Ultrasound of Small Parts – Examination of the thyroid, parathyroid, parotid, scrotum and any soft tissue.
  • Ultrasound of the Aorta – Examination of abdominal aortic aneurysm.

To schedule a procedure, call 1-844-RWJ4YOU (1-844-795-4968).

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