Fetal sex assignment by sonographic evaluation of the pelvic organs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.

@article{Glanc2007FetalSA,
  title={Fetal sex assignment by sonographic evaluation of the pelvic organs in the second and third trimesters of pregnancy.},
  author={Phyllis Glanc and Shalini Umranikar and David Koff and George Tomlinson and David C Chitayat},
  journal={Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={26 5},
  pages={563-9; quiz 570-1}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to determine the feasibility and reliability of fetal sex assignment by prenatal sonography of the pelvic organs in the second and third trimesters. METHODS A prospective study, on an axial pelvic image with the umbilical arteries in cross section at the midpoint of the bladder, measured the distance between the posterior wall of the bladder and the anterior wall of the rectum. The bladder interface was scored as concave, flat, or convex. Endometrium… CONTINUE READING

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