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Sonograms are ultrasound examinations of various parts of the body. Most commonly the abdomen is examined. The liver, gall bladder, kidneys, urinary bladder, uterus, prostate, stomach and intestines can be examined. In some patients the pancreas and adrenal glands can be seen as well as the major arteries and veins. Ultrasound can also be used to study other body parts such as eyes and testicles. An echocardiogram is a sonogram of the heart. Organs and tumors can be directly sampled for biopsy with the aid of ultrasonographic visualization and sedation. Still images and video loops are stored on a computer digitally.