A randomized trial of prenatal ultrasonographic screening: impact on maternal management and outcome. RADIUS (Routine Antenatal Diagnostic Imaging with Ultrasound) Study Group.

@article{Lefevre1993ART,
  title={A randomized trial of prenatal ultrasonographic screening: impact on maternal management and outcome. RADIUS (Routine Antenatal Diagnostic Imaging with Ultrasound) Study Group.},
  author={Michael L Lefevre and R P Bain and Bernard G. Ewigman and Fredric D. Frigoletto and J. P. Crane and Donald McNellis},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={1993},
  volume={169 3},
  pages={
          483-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This randomized clinical trial of 15,530 women was designed to test the hypothesis that screening ultrasonography in low-risk pregnancies would improve perinatal outcome. A secondary hypothesis addressed in this article was that screening ultrasonography would have a favorable impact on maternal management or outcome. STUDY DESIGN Pregnant women without a specific indication for ultrasonographic examination in early pregnancy were randomly assigned to have either two screening… CONTINUE READING

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