ultrasound scan


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ultrasound scan

A diagnostic method of examining internal organs using high-frequency sound waves, for example in monitoring the development of a fetus.
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A new study, published in The Lancet on Thursday sheds light on how genetic testing improves the diagnoses of abnormalities in developing babies that are picked up during ultrasound scans.
It is important that any ultrasound scan is completed by an appropriately-trained and registered healthcare professional and that the primary aim of any scan is for the health and wellbeing of both mother and baby.
[ClickPress, Mon Apr 23 2018] BabyFlixA (www.BabyFlix.net) offers the world's first web-based service that simplifies the sharing of prenatal images and videos taken from an ultrasound scan as part of a regular physician ordered procedure.
The HD BabyFlix Premium Movie package, which includes an edited 3-minute video comprised of highlights from the baby's ultrasound scan, is priced at $9.95.
Singhapura et al., "Metastatic renal cell carcinoma presenting as prolonged pyrexia and stauffer's syndrome: can a routine ultrasound scan fail to detect a renal cell carcinoma?" Case Reports in Radiology, vol.
The hospital, by contrast, was an oasis of calm, probably because the department I was visiting did ultrasound scans of pregnant mums-to-be.
The majority of patients elected to have NIPT based on positive screening on CFTS, or markers of aneuploidy detected on the second-trimester ultrasound scan (Table 2).
A renal duplex ultrasound scan had suggested a right renal artery stenosis and she was referred for angiographic evaluation and treatment.
This was a retrospective study of the ultrasound scan findings of all women who attended for pelvic ultrasound scan at a new teaching hospital in southern Nigeria from the commencement of ultrasound services on 1 March to 31 July 2010.
The Coventry and Warwickshire AAA Screening Programme invites men for an ultrasound scan to see if they have a potentially lethal problem with one of the body's main arteries.
"At the moment, the most well known method to determine the baby's gender is to wait until the regular 16th week for an ultrasound scan, a commonly used tool to check the baby's health and development," Dr Al Kouatly continued.
A recent study suggests that adding an ultrasound scan of the carotid arteries to traditional cardiovascular risk factors may give doctors a better indication of who is at risk of heart disease.

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