Detection of fetal structural abnormalities by an 11–14‐week ultrasound dating scan in an unselected Swedish population

  title={Detection of fetal structural abnormalities by an 11–14‐week ultrasound dating scan in an unselected Swedish population},
  author={Marie I Cedergren and Anders J Selbing},
  journal={Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica Scandinavica},
Background. To determine the detection rate of fetal structural abnormalities by a routine 11–14‐week ultrasound scan for dating in an unselected pregnant population. Methods. A prospective observational cohort study of 2,708 unselected pregnant women attending an abdominal ultrasound examination at 11–14 weeks gestation. The number of major fetal structural abnormalities diagnosed after birth was obtained from a computerized database at the same unit. Results. Out of 2,708 pregnant women, 89… 

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