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The role of three-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics

Michailidis, GD; Economides, DL; Schild, RL; (2001) The role of three-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics. Current Opinion in Obstetrics and Gynecology , 13 (2) pp. 207-214.

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Abstract

Three-dimensional ultrasound is a relatively new imaging modality with several potential advantages over conventional two-dimensional sonography. There is now increasing evidence that three-dimensional ultrasound can in many ways assist in the examination of the fetus. The enthusiasm generated by some groups, however, is not universally shared. It is the aim of this review to summarize the contemporary role of three- dimensional ultrasound in obstetric sonography by giving a critical appraisal of the relevant literature published recently, with emphasis on first and second trimester anatomy and fetal organ and placenta volumetry. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 13:207-214. (C) 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Type: Article
Title: The role of three-dimensional ultrasound in obstetrics
Additional information: Journal English Article Journal Article. Review. Review Literature LIPPINCOTT WILLIAMS & WILKINS APR 420JC PHILADELPHIA CURR OPIN OBSTET GYNECOL 530 WALNUT ST, PHILADELPHIA, PA 19106-3621 USA
Keywords: obstetric, Obstetrics, Role, three dimensional ultrasound, Three-dimensional, ultrasound, 3-DIMENSIONAL SONOGRAPHIC FEATURES, 3D ULTRASOUND, advantages, Anatomy, appraisal, COLOR DOPPLER, critical, EARLY-PREGNANCY, English, fetal, FETAL NUCHAL-TRANSLUCENCY, Fetus, groups, imaging, literature, modality, obstetric, Placenta, PREDICTING BIRTH-WEIGHT, PRENATAL-DIAGNOSIS, PUBLISHED, RELEVANT, Review, Review Literature, SONOGRAPHY, ST, three- dimensional, three-dimensional ultrasound, trimester, Ultrasonography, UPPER-ARM, USA, VOLUME MEASUREMENT, volumetry, Williams
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences
UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > School of Life and Medical Sciences > Faculty of Pop Health Sciences > Inst for Women's Health
URI: http://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/58273
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