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Obstetric Ultrasound

How, Why and When

Highly illustrated and practical, this introduction to obstetric ultrasound provides a step-by-step guide for those new to ultrasound as well as a source of reference for the more experienced ultrasonographer. The content details the use of ultrasound in all aspects of pregnancy, as well as many other commonly encountered gynecological situations.

Hardbound, 284 Pages

Published: October 2004

Imprint: Churchill Livingstone

ISBN: 978-0-443-05471-6


  • 1. Physics and instrumentation
    2. Preparing to scan
    3. First trimester ultrasound
    4. Problems of early pregnancy
    5. Scanning the non-pregnant pelvis
    6. Ultrasound and infertility
    7. Routine second trimester screening - assessing gestational age
    8. Routine second trimester screening - assessing fetal anatomy
    9. The placenta and amniotic fluid
    10. Craniospinal abnormalities
    11. Other fetal abnormalities
    12. Fetal growth
    13. Discussing the findings
    14. Invasive procedures
    15. The physics of Doppler ultrasound and Doppler equipment
    16. Evaluating the pregnancy using Doppler



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