Auscultation of the fetal heart in early pregnancy

Abstract

Auscultation of the fetal heart is a common event in antenatal care, in early pregnancy it may be associated with false negative results, which require ultrasound scan to confirm fetal viability. We studied 197 women in early pregnancy to determine the gestational age at which the fetal heart can be reliably identified and the factors which determined the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00404-010-1563-5

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@article{Rowland2010AuscultationOT, title={Auscultation of the fetal heart in early pregnancy}, author={James Rowland and Alexander E. P. Heazell and Cathie Melvin and Simon L Hill}, journal={Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics}, year={2010}, volume={283}, pages={9-11} }