Transvaginal ultrasoundBy Mayo Clinic staff
Original Article: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/medical/IM04391
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During a transvaginal ultrasound, your doctor or a medical technician inserts a wand-like device (transducer) into your vagina while you lie on your back on an exam table. The transducer emits sound waves that generate images of your pelvic organs.