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What Is The Result Of Ultrasound For Fetal Size In Macrosomia
Odd question: The only blood in the umbilical cord is the babies. The babies blood comes to and passes close by the maternal circulation contained in the wall of the uterus. The nutrients of mothers blood pass through by diffusion to enter babies blood,and babies waste products are drawn off by mothers blood. There are occasional microscopic amounts of fetal cells that pass into mothers circulation & vise versa ...Read more
An ultraound, also known as a sonogram, is a painless and relatively inexpensive imaging test that utilizes sound waves instead of ionizing radiation. There are no side effects. Ultrasound can give us two-dimensional, and in some applications three-dimensional, images of structures and organs in virtually any part of the body. In addition to diagnostic uses, such as evaluating abnormalities in the abdomen, pelvis, and breast, ultrasounds are commonly used to guide needle and catheter placement in a variety of surgical ...Read more
"Is Panaromic blood test to find the gender of the baby with just 6.78% of fetal fraction cells accurate in detecting the gender of the baby as boy."?
Panoramic: It is told to be 99% accurate. But I have heard of false negatives....purpose is to look for genetic defects. Gender is bonus! ...Read more
What is the likelihood of miscarriage if the ultrasound notes the fetus is 'low in the uterus' at 2 months? Any literature quoting a percentage?
The low down on PG: All pregnancies are low in the uterus at only 8 weeks gestation prior to uterine expansion lifting them up into the fundus in the 2nd trimester. ...Read more
Is a ultrasound measurement of a fetal foot an accurate predictor of gestational age? What is the length of an average newborns foot?
no: Should do head, femur abdo circumference those 3 together are much more accurate. ...Read more
5-7 days: 5-7 days. The earlier done, the more accurate. ...Read more
What is the normal size of the liver in the adult male and what is an enlarged liver for ultrasound purposes?
Depends on body size: Usually measure liver edge from bottom of ribs on right hand side of body when person is lying flat on back. Also, if person develops cirrhosis of liver from imbibing too much fruit of the vine then liver shrinks in size. ...Read more
Infant hyperthyroid: Hyperthyroidism during pregnancy raises small risk , approximately 1% to 2%, that infant will develop hyperthyroidism before birth , condition known as fetal thyrotoxicosis or known as neonatal hyperthyroidism. Rarely hyperthyroidism can also occur in the newborns of mothers who have history of graves' disease, treated medically or by ablation. Autoimmune with antibodies crossing the placenta. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is the ramzi method of which side the placenta is on accurate in determining the gender of a baby?
10-20%.: After your physician can identify limb buds and movements of the embryo your risk will decrease to less than 10%. It will be decreased even further (<1-5%) if your embryo grows well at the end of the first trimester (14 weeks). Take Folic Acid 1-5 mg daily and best of luck! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
After the 6th or 7th week of pregnancy does the fetus double in size, causing the gestational age to be off?
Early pregnancy: The rate of growth of the fetus in the first trimester is very rapid. An ultrasound in the first trimester has only a 3-6 day error while later in pregnancy that error grows to 3 weeks. The gestational age is more accurate in early pregnancy and less likely to be off in the first trimester. ...Read more
Defect in gamete: Either the egg (usually) or sperm carries an extra chromosome (chm) to conception.The fetus ends up with 3 of that chm along with normal pairs of all the others. The third chm will cause a disruption in the code reading that goes into making the organs and brain. The newborn will be born with these defects. ...Read more
Here are more : Articles to help you make your decision about your triplet pregnancy:http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/m/pubmed/12193519/ & http://www.Ncbi.Nlm.Nih.Gov/m/pubmed/12409512/. It varies from 3 x higher than singletons in full-term babies to 12 x higher than singletons in very low birth weight babies. Fetal demise of a twin or triplet ?es the incidence in the surviving fetus(es). ...Read more
I did an Abdominal Pelvic scan. The full result of the scan is that the uterus is normal in size and contour. It measures 4.42 cm in maximum AP diameter. The cavity is empty and endometrial echoplate preserved. There is a large cystic lesion behind the ur
Incomplete question: It may be better for you to post the question with an attachment of the report. There wasn't enough space for the whole report. ...Read more
Fetal heart: Oxygenated blood from the placenta returns to the heart via the umbilical vein and IVC, entering the right atrium. Some passes directly to the left atrium through foramen ovale, some to right ventricle. Most RV blood is ejected into systemic circulation via ductus arteriosis, but a small amount to fetal lungs. Left heart blood from atrium (foramen ovale and pulmonary veins) follows aorta to body ...Read more
Can an area of fibrosis increase in size by 2mm on ultrasound as a result of pregnancy induced breast enlargement?
Possible: During pregnancy, there is an increase in the number and size of glands in the breasts. An area of "fibrosis" could certainly change in pregnancy. I would caution you that any change in a breast lump must be examined by your ob/gyn. Do not assume that this is just benign. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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