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A 32-year-old member asked:

i want to have diagnostic ultrasound by mfm expert. should i self refer?

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Obstetrics and Gynecology 30 years experience
Talk to your OB: You should talk to your ob. You may have no indication for an mfm consult, and if you do have an indication - the mfm will likely want to have your prenatal records and information available as well as the abililty to communicate with your ob.

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A 41-year-old member asked:

How important is a targeted diagnostic ultrasound ?

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Dr. Valentin Drezaliu
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
Very important: This ultrasound scans fetal organs and carefully studies the fetal anatomy. Also measures the development. It is really important and i would strongly recommended to have it done. It provides valuable information to physician and to the patient as well.
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A 28-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: diagnostic ultrasound?

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Dr. Mathew Sorensen
Urology 22 years experience
US: Diagnostic ultrasound is an ultrasound examinatoin performed to try gather information about the tissues or organ being examined. It is non-invasive and does not expose the patient to ionizing radiation.

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