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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Nuchal Translucency : Nuchal Translucency is a screening test to determine risk of chromosome abnormalities in a fetus. When the NT is greater than 3.5 mm, there is a 1 in ... Read More

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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
47 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Nuchal translucency: The nuchal translucency test is standardized to 11 -13 6/7 weeks. The crown rump measurement of the fetus must be 45 - 84 mm.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Level II: takes extra training to be good at obtaining accurate measurements.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ferrell
16 years experience Radiology
Prenatal ultrasound: Usually done at or around 14 weeks, this test measures the thickness of a normal, fluid filled pouch at the base of the neck of the fetus. Large size ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Van Dis
18 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Too early: That is too early to perform. Performed between 11-14 weeks gestation.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
30 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Yes.: This is done between 11-14 weeks estimated gestational age. This corresponds to a crown-rump length of between about 4-8 cm.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stanley Swaby
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
By sonogram: Nuchal translucency measurements are usually base on sonographic measurements of fetal crown rump length measurements giving a gestational age between ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Chmielewski
30 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
No.: It's too early. This study is performed between 11-14 weeks gestation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Saurborn
23 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Nuchal Translucency : Nuchal Translucency is a screening test to determine risk of chromosome abnormalities in a fetus. When the NT is greater than 3.5 mm, there is a 1 in ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Erin Alward
17 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Down screening: Nuchal translucency is measuring the thickness of the baby's neck on an ultrasound in the first trimester. This measurement, along with some bloodwork ... Read More
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