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How is doppler used to assess fetus?

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Dr. Marilynn Frederiksen
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 47 years experience
Doppler: Doppler ultrasound is used to assess blood flow within the fetus and the placenta. The most common assessment is umbilical cord blood flow. Other uses include uterine artery blood flow, cardiac blood flow, and middle cerebral artery blood flow.

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