obstetric ultrasound

ob·stet·ric ul·tra·sound

use of diagnostic ultrasound during pregnancy.
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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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Gelman is accredited in the field of Gynecologic Ultrasound and First Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound by the American Society of Ultrasound in Medicine.
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