obstetric ultrasound

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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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Diagnosis is usually made on an obstetric ultrasonography between 21 to 30 weeks.
According to the obstetric ultrasonography and cardiotocography (CTG), no pathologies were detected.
After obstetric ultrasonography, obstetric examination, and evaluation of the foetus, if the mother and foetus are stable, surgery can be planned.
On obstetric ultrasonography the fetus showed symmetrical developmental delay consistent with 29 weeks.
Obstetric ultrasonography showed the fetus was consistent with 39 weeks gestation.
Obstetric Ultrasonography, either transvaginally or transabdominally, checks for various markers of foetal sex.
Obstetric ultrasonography showed evidence of fetal growth retardation with oligohydramnios with AFI of 4-5.
For the last four decades, obstetric ultrasonography has substantially improved our understanding of fetal growth and development which enables us to study the changes in a variety of fetal anatomic growth parameters.
An obstetric ultrasonography revealed positive fetal cardiac activity, breech presentation; BPD and FL found the case was 30 weeks pregnant; and an umbilical arterial Doppler ultrasound exam revealed S/D.
Thus, on average, patients were satisfied with obstetric ultrasonography.
This article presents the findings of anthropological research on the use of obstetric ultrasonography in routine antenatal tare in Hanoi, Viet Nam.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists discourages the use of obstetric ultrasonography for nonmedical purposes such as keepsake photos and videos, the college said in a new opinion from its Committee on Ethics.