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Pregnancy 101: Understanding the Ultrasound by BreastFeedingMums .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 12 Jun 2012 12:00am "When is your ultrasound?" This is a question many expectant moms receive when their bellies start to show. Almost like a rite of passage, the is almost a given in the modern pregnancy, offering moms-to-be a peek inside the womb and a chance to learn the gender of their growing baby, if they want to know ahead of time. Yet, ... Read on »
The pregnancy ultrasound overtesting scam by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 18 Nov 2008 12:14am As an infertility specialist, I refer our patients to obstetricians for their antenatal care once they get pregnant. What's very alarming is the large proportion of our patients who are being subjected to unnecessary caesarean sections for their childbirth. Many of these women are healthy young women who are perfectly capable of giving birth n ... Read on »
Ultrasound in pregnancy by Marie L. Patient Expert Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 4:31pm Here's a tidbit I found on Medscape: "Although it is helpful in estimating gestational age, identifying twin pregnancies, and detecting genetic anomalies, the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) position is that routine ultrasonographic screening during pregnancy is not mandatory . They deem routine use reasonable ... Read on »
Ultrasound Best Detector of Dangerous Ectopic Pregnancies, Study Finds by Medline Plus Posted Tue 23 Apr 2013 4:00pm Women with symptoms in early pregnancy shouldn't rely on clinical exam alone, experts say Source: HealthDay Related MedlinePlus Pages: Ectopic Pregnancy , Ultrasound Read on »
The Importance of Ultrasound During Pregnancy and in the Medical Field by Cascia T. Posted Tue 26 Jun 2012 1:18pm   Ultrasound is a very important tool that doctors use to monitor the health of a baby during pregnancy and for other medical reasons. I found the ultrasounds that I had done very... Click on the title above to read more Read on »
Roni’s Pregnancy Week 34 – Ultrasound Update! by Roni N. Patient Expert Posted Mon 28 Feb 2011 9:19pm I was SO energetic today… now? not so much. ;) If you are not reading this on Roni's Weigh OR your RSS reader then it has been plagiarized! Read on »
29 weeks pregnant {ultrasound update} by CFMama Posted Fri 11 Jun 2010 6:54am I meant to post this update on Wednesday, my actual 29 week mark, but since that's the day we left for Sesame Place I was a little busy. The belly photo below was taken exactly at 29 weeks. Tuesday I had an ultrasound to recheck Baby Girl's bowel for signs of obstruction (muconium ileus). The ultrasound tech said she was measuring perfectly ... Read on »
Low-Cost USB-based Ultrasound Probes - improving care for pregnant women in villages by Dr. Aniruddha M. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 13 Oct 2009 10:01pm Low-Cost USB-based Ultrasound Probes- improving care for pregnant women in villages: " We have developed a series of low-cost, Universal Serial Bus (USB)-based ultrasound probes that are FDA approved and CE Marking approved. These probes attach to any Windows XP/Vista computer or even a Windows Mobile cell phone. With a small piece of software, tha ... Read on »
High Defect Rate in Ultrasound Machines That Scan Pregnant Women by Seth Roberts .. Doctor of Philosophy Posted Mon 13 Feb 2012 12:00am Two studies in Sweden by the same group have found high rates of defects in ultrasound machines used to scan pregnant women. The line of research began when doctors at the Karolinska Hospital discovered that many of their ultrasound machines were malfunctioning. Read on »
Surgery During Pregnancy: Using Radiographic Studies in the Diagnostic Work Up of the Pregnant Patient by Michael A. Zadeh Medical DoctorHealth MavenFacebook Posted Tue 15 Mar 2011 6:37pm It is common for women to experience abdominal pain during their pregnancies. In some pregnant women, this abdominal pain may progress to a severe intensity, possibly requiring surgical intervention. Abdominal pain in the pregnant patient can be separated into obstetrical and non-obstetrical causes. Approximately 1 in 500 to 1 in 635 women will ... Read on »