obstetric ultrasound

ob·stet·ric ul·tra·sound

use of diagnostic ultrasound during pregnancy.

obstetric ultrasound

A widely used and safe method of imaging used during pregnancy for many purposes. These include the confirmation of pregnancy, the detection of abortion, the diagnosis of ECTOPIC PREGNANCY, the diagnosis of multiple pregnancy, the detection of fetal abnormalities, of malplacement of the PLACENTA and of excessive uterine fluid and the diagnosis of HYDATIDIFORM MOLE.
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The training suite also has a role in meeting growing demand to train midwives in obstetric ultrasound, paramedics in emergency ultrasound, physiotherapists in musculoskeletal ultrasound and more.
Advances in obstetric ultrasound have enabled identification of fetal anomalies, some of which may lead to severe disabilities.
Stanton Healthcare Magic Valley offers free pregnancy tests and obstetric ultrasound confirmation with complete confidentiality.
The 1994 law in India that prohibited using ultrasound to reveal to expectant mothers the sex of their fetus generated an authoritarian dampdown on those providing obstetric ultrasound.
8) Each time an obstetric ultrasound is performed, there is a risk that an abnormality may be missed.
The appeal of the obstetric ultrasound examination is that it is a non-invasive safe procedure that has a high degree of patient acceptance and can yield a wealth of information.
The book describes the development of obstetric ultrasound, from early experiments in Glasgow in 1956 through to its wide use in maternity clinics, throughout the developed world, by the end of the twentieth century.
Obstetric ultrasound was normal, and vaginal swab samples were negative for Neisseria gonorrhea and Chlamydia trachomatis.
The obstetric ultrasound images of the fetal face demonstrate a single midline orbit (Figure 1).
Level two obstetric ultrasound examination was done at eighteen weeks of gestation which ruled out gross congenital anomalies and suggested grade 0 left fundo-anterior placenta with normal invasion and normal amniotic fluid.