TITLE

Ultrasound Evaluation of Pregnancy in the First Trimester

AUTHOR(S)
Graham III, George M.
PUB. DATE
January 2010
SOURCE
Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology;Jan-Mar2010, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Improvements in ultrasound technology, including transvaginal sonography and higher frequency probes, have led to a better understanding of early pregnancy development. These advances and the increasing availability of ultrasound allow women to have an earlier and more accurate assessment of their pregnancy. First trimester sonographic signs have been identified that can be used to reassure women that their pregnancy is progressing normally or counsel them that their pregnancy will fail. In addition, first trimester ultrasound can accurately predict the type of twinning in multiple gestations, allowing for appropriate counseling and management.
ACCESSION #
52225745

 

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