Obstetric Ultrasound - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9780443054716

Obstetric Ultrasound

3rd Edition

How, Why and When

Authors: Trish Chudleigh Basky Thilaganathan
Hardcover ISBN: 9780443054716
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 21st October 2004
Page Count: 284

Table of Contents

  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



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.

Key Features

  • The order of material follows a logical approach to the use of ultrasound in pregnancy that's easy to learn and remember.
  • Comprehensive and user-friendly, this resource provides basic knowledge of the ultrasound.
  • The content offers accurate, precise, relevant, and applicable information that could be useful for a new student or an experienced practitioner.
  • High-quality images aid the reader in coming to an understanding of difficult topics.


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About the Authors

Trish Chudleigh Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialist Sonographer for Education & Training, The Rosie Hospital, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK

Basky Thilaganathan Author

Affiliations and Expertise

Director of Fetal Medicine, Fetal Medicine Unit, St. George's Hospital, London, UK