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Antenatal and Neonatal Screening$
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Nicholas Wald and Ian Leck

Print publication date: 2000

Print ISBN-13: 9780192628268

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.001.0001

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Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy

Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy

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(p.427) 17 Ultrasound as an ancillary investigation in the management of pregnancy
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Antenatal and Neonatal Screening
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Amy B. Levine

Charles J. Lockwood

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192628268.003.0017

This chapter reviews the role of ultrasound as an ancillary technique in the establishment of gestational age; diagnosis of placenta previa; identification of intrauterine growth retardation; and detection and surveillance of multiple gestation. It is concluded that whether ultrasound is of benefit in these conditions is an open question.

Keywords:   gestational age, ultrasound scanning, antenatal screening, placenta previa, intrauterine growth retardation, multiple gestation

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