A randomized trial of prenatal ultrasonographic screening: impact on the detection, management, and outcome of anomalous fetuses. The RADIUS Study Group.

@article{Crane1994ART,
  title={A randomized trial of prenatal ultrasonographic screening: impact on the detection, management, and outcome of anomalous fetuses. The RADIUS Study Group.},
  author={John P. Crane and Michael L Lefevre and R C Winborn and Judith K. Evans and Bernard G. Ewigman and R P Bain and Fredric D Frigoletto and Donald R. McNellis},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1994},
  volume={171 2},
  pages={392-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The objective of this randomized clinical trial was to test the hypothesis that ultrasonographic screening would significantly alter perinatal outcome as a result of the antenatal detection of fetal congenital malformations. STUDY DESIGN Pregnant women without a specific indication for ultrasonography were randomly assigned to have either two screening sonograms (15 to 22 weeks and 31 to 35 weeks) or conventional obstetric care with ultrasonography used only as determined by the… CONTINUE READING