Four-dimensional Ultrasound Evaluation of Fetal Neurobehavioral Development

  title={Four-dimensional Ultrasound Evaluation of Fetal Neurobehavioral Development},
  author={Toshiyuki Hata and Kenji Kanenishi and Hirokazu Tanaka and Genzo Marumo and Mutsuko K. Sasaki},
Fetal behavioral patterns have been considered as indicators of fetal brain and central nervous system development.1, 2 Numerous studies employing conventional two-dimensional (2D) ultrasound have shown that normally developing fetuses and fetuses at risk exhibit different patterns of behavior.3-14 “Analysis of fetal behavior in comparison with morphological studies had led to a conclusion that fetal behavior patterns directly reflect developmental and maturational processes of the fetal… CONTINUE READING


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