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What does suboptimal fetal heart visualization mean?

2 doctor answers8 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Binford
Thoracic Surgery 39 years experience
Poor picture: When doing an ultrasound of the baby they didn't get all the views of the heart they wanted. This is usually because of the position of the baby in the uterus.
Dr. Richard Pollard
Anesthesiology 31 years experience
See below: Usually means that they weren't able to get a really good look at the heart. They may opt to try again.
Last updated Jan 30, 2018
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