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What is the percentage composition of maternal and fetal blood in the umbilical cord?

What is the percentage composition of maternal and fetal blood in the umbilical cord?

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

Dr. Michael Gabor
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Sonogram (Definition)

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


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"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."?

"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

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What is the meaning of "negligible vericocele" in ultrasound sonography of scortum?

What is the meaning of "negligible vericocele" in ultrasound sonography of scortum?

A varicocele is: Is an enlargement of veins in the scrotum. By adding the term "negligible" that means that it is very slight. I would not fret. Take care. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What is the normal size of the liver in the adult male and what is an enlarged liver for ultrasound purposes?

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

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What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

What is the affects of high thyroid on a fetus in early pregnacy.

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 more

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What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

What is the risk of miscarriage after the heartbeat is seen on a 6 week ultrasound?

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 more

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How big is a 2-cm heterogeneous mass at the lower pole of the thyroid?

How big is a 2-cm heterogeneous mass at the lower pole of the thyroid?

Less than one inch: One inch is 2.54 cm, so your mass is a little less than one inch in diameter. You should have it biopsied at your earliest convenience, along with thyroid blood tests. ...Read more

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After the 6th or 7th week of pregnancy does the fetus double in size, causing the gestational age to be off?

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

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What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

What is the cause of a swollen breast gland in the third trimester of pregnancy?

Unclear question: Breasts normally get larger in pregnancy. It is the result of hormones trying to get the breasts ready for feeding the baby. Wish you good health and a healthy baby! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for a hole in the heart of new born baby?

What is the treatment for a hole in the heart of new born baby?

Depends: Most of them are just physiological and will go away with a time. Some of them need an observation only, some of them would require surgical intervention. Your doctor with cardiologist will tell. ...Read more

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What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

What is the main cause of chromosomal abnormality in fetus?

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

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What is the risk of cerebral palsy in one twin and what is the risk of CP in both?

What is the risk of cerebral palsy in one twin and what is the risk of CP in both?

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

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What is the purpose of an ultrasound in pregnancy?

What is the purpose of an ultrasound in pregnancy?

There are: multiple purposes: to confirn dates, viability, check for fetal abnormalities, check for placental abnormalities, fetal and placental position, guidance for amniocentesis or other interventions. ...Read more

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What is the path of blood in the fetal heart?

What is the path of blood in the fetal heart?

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

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Can an area of fibrosis increase in size by 2mm on ultrasound as a result of pregnancy induced breast enlargement?

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 more

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Large Baby (Definition)

A large baby or large for gestational age baby is a baby whose weight is greater than 95% of babies born at ...Read more


Dr. Nasiruddin Mansury
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Macrosomia (Definition)

Macrosomia is a body that is larger ...Read more