What are the risks to an ultrasound?
Ultrasounds are considered to be one of the lowest risk scans available. There is no radiation exposure involved with an ultrasound.
Why would I receive an ultrasound after a mammogram?
Ultrasounds are often used if your breast tissue is dense. Also, you may be sent for an ultrasound if an abnormality is detected. The ultrasound is a very good tool for our radiologists to obtain additional information.