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can my hospital radiology department give me a nuchal pregnancy ultrasound ?

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Dr. Jumnah Thanapathy
46 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: It will depend on the certification of the radiologist. You do have to be certified to do this.
Answered on May 11, 2012
Dr. Miguel Cano
30 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Maybe: Nt ultrasounds should be done by any credentialed radiology department but many don't have the certification required. It's combined with a first trimester blood test which helps determine risk factors for anomalies or chromosomal defects. If they don't do them, your doc should know who to refer you to for this test. Good luck.
Answered on Jan 1, 2021
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Dr. Garry Choy
16 years experience Radiology
Yes: This is usually a standard examination in a full radiology department.
Answered on Jul 14, 2012
Dr. Steven Greenberg
32 years experience Radiology
Possibly: The nuchal translucency scan requires special training and equipment. Therefore, it may not be available in all institutions. Suggest you call the radiology department at your hospital to see if available.
Answered on Jul 28, 2012

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