Ultrasound, Transrectal

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Title: Ultrasound, Transrectal
Description: Transrectal ultrasound; drawing shows a side view of the male reproductive and urinary system anatomy, including the bladder and prostate. Also shown is the rectum and anus. There is also an ultrasound probe inserted into the rectum to check the prostate. An inset shows a provider inserting the ultrasound probe into the patient's rectum while viewing an image of the ultrasound on a computer screen. The patient is lying on their back on a table.

Transrectal ultrasound. An ultrasound probe is inserted into the rectum to check the prostate. The probe bounces sound waves off body tissues to make echoes that form a sonogram (computer picture) of the prostate.

Transrectal ultrasound.
Topics/Categories: Anatomy -- Genitourinary
Test or Procedure -- Imaging Procedures
Type: Color, Medical Illustration (JPEG format)
Source: National Cancer Institute
Creator: Terese Winslow (Illustrator)
AV Number: CDR446202
Date Created: September 21, 2023
Date Added: September 2, 2008
Reuse Restrictions: Yes - This image is copyright protected. Any use of this image is subject to prevailing copyright laws. U.S. Government has reuse rights. Please contact the rights holder of this image for permission requests.

Rights holder: Terese Winslow
Email: terese@teresewinslow.com