Obstetric Ultrasound

3rd Edition

How, Why and When


  • Trish Chudleigh
  • Basky Thilaganathan
    • 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 editors

    Trish Chudleigh

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Education Consultant, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, London, UK

    Basky Thilaganathan

    Affiliations and Expertise

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