Ultrasound Diagnosis of Fetal Anomalies

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Thieme, 2004 - Medical - 371 pages
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Recent advances in ultrasound technology have dramatically advanced prenatal care, and its use is now standard. Medical professionals today can accurately detect fetal structural irregularities, and as a result, provide higher quality prenatal and postnatal patient care. This well-referenced teaching atlas is a comprehensive and practical overview of fetal ultrasound technology, providing up-to-date diagnosis and examination guidelines for the most clinically important anomalies and diseases. Incorporating an impressive collection of sonographic images and plates, the book provides an invaluable visual aid in recognizing even the most difficult-to-interpret ultrasound findings.

Key features:

  • Nearly 500 high-quality sonograms and images that illustrate frequent and rare fetal irregularities, including pathophysiologic disorders
  • Tips for: avoiding common image misinterpretations; scanning techniques; and optimal times for ultrasound examinations
  • Special chapters on chromosomal disorders and their soft markers, post-infectious malformations, and multiple pregnancies
  • Unique design that allows quick and easy access to information
  • Useful data and advice for concerned parents, including Internet resources and support groups

No professional can afford to be without this up-to-date information. Incorporating the graphic strength of an atlas with the educational utility of a textbook, ULTRASOUND DIAGNOSIS OF FETAL ANOMALIES is essential for helping specialists to reliably identify prenatal irregularities and disease for the best results.

 

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Contents

Ultrasound Screening 2 Second Screening 1821 Weeks
2
The Central Nervous System and DoubleOutlet Right Ventricle
87
Arachnoid Cysts 28 Extrasystoles Supraventricular
93
Cardiac Rhabdomyomas
99
Intracranial Bleeding 46
106
Aneurysm of the Vein of Galen 57 Gastroschisis
112
Omphalocele
118
Hydronephrosis
130
Trisomy 8
185
Edwards Syndrome
193
Down Syndrome
204
Turner Syndrome
211
the Heart
232
Lissencephaly Type I
258
Fetal Hydrops 286 15
286
Placenta Cord and Amniotic
297

Diaphragmatic Hernia 76 Hematoma of the Adrenal Gland
138
Coarctation of the Aorta 81 Urethral Valve Sequence
144
Chromosomal Disorders 178 10
178
Growth Disturbance
315
Appendix
323

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Department of Radiology, University of Turku, Turku, Finland

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