Stomach (Body Composition)

Stomach (Umbilical)

Start Location

Start with the edge of the probe 1cm over and 1cm down from the belly button over the lower abdominal muscle in short axis.


  1. Have athlete rotate to face toward the scanner. 
  2. Enter the annotation STOMACH into the ultrasound.
  3. Place probe at the start location with the the proper orientation. 
  4. Apply moderate pressure and adjust heal toe on the probe to flatten the fat/muscle boundary.
  5. Adjust probe toggle to brighten and focus the fat/muscle boundary/ 
  6. Freeze the image.

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