Image text: Transabdominal sonography allows correct diagnosis of 97 % (93%) of all submucous tumors above 3 cm (2 cm).
Water-filling of the stomach (best with tea, which sat for a while) leads to good visualization of submucous tumors. In the era of the endosonography this method is not very popular.
Sonography in medicine is the application of ultrasound to examine organic tissue. The resulting image is called sonogram.The sonography is one of the most used imaging techniques in medicine.