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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Radiologist or MFM.: Only select radiology and maternal-fetal medicine specialists are trained and qualified to interpret prenatal ultrasound studies.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
SOUND PICTURES OF FE: Fetal ultrasound uses sound waves to make the pictures of the fetus inthe uterus to detect if there are any abnormalities or norma structures.
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Safe fetal imaging.: Fetal ultrasound is an amazing and safe imaging method employing the piezoelectric properties of quartz crystals to convert electrical current to mech ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Wilson
12 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
5 days: Ultrasound for predicting due date (fetal age), at that time is accurate, and if done well, the margin of error would be small. Even if not done tran ... Read More
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Dr. Morton Levitt
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Fetal Ultrasound Err: The usual figure cited is +|- two weeks for us performed after 12 weeks: http://www.Newbirthcompany.Com/estimated-due-dates/. There are better measure ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Roberts
45 years experience Pediatrics
Earliest is best: The earliest ultrasound has the least range of variability. The danger is to pick a 15 week length for estimated gestational age when it is earlier t ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Special ultrasound: It's an ultrasound that gives a more detailed picture of the fetus. There is no good proof that getting a 3d ultrasound is beneficial to the mother o ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Saponaro
Specializes in Radiology
Anatomy: At 20 weeks, a fetal ultrasound will assess the fetus size, heart rate, position and anatomy. The exam will also look at the placenta and the amnioti ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mazen Ghani
23 years experience Radiology
HC and AC: H.C. Refers to head circumference and a.C. Refers to abdominal circumference.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Problem with baby: Blood flow in the MCA (middle cerebral artery) may be abnormal if a baby is not getting enough oxygen, either because it has anemia so that it's blood ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Korona
32 years experience Interventional Radiology
Normal measurements: Ac is abdominal circumference. Fl is femur length. Helps determine age of fetus and if growing normally.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Danae Steele
30 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Heart defects: Tetralogy of fallot, a heart defect, can be difficult to diagnose prenatally. The heart is very small in a developing baby, and specific images must ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Friedman
45 years experience Radiology
Microcephaly: Microcephaly which could portend poor intellectual development.

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