Detailed ultrasound as a screening method for craniospinal abnormalities.

Abstract

High resolution diagnostic ultrasound was assessed as a screening method for craniospinal anomalies during the second trimester of pregnancy in a population at low risk for neural tube defects (83,403 mothers). The effectiveness of the test was about 60% and the failure rate mainly due to late attendance. In a subgroup (9325) where the screening purposes… (More)

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