Obstetric Ultrasound

3rd Edition

How, Why and When


  • Print ISBN 9780443054716

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.

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



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Churchill Livingstone
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About the authors

Trish Chudleigh

Affiliations and Expertise

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

Basky Thilaganathan

Affiliations and Expertise

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