Prenatal diagnosis of fetal omphalocele by ultrasound: a comparison of two centuries.

@article{Liang2013PrenatalDO,
  title={Prenatal diagnosis of fetal omphalocele by ultrasound: a comparison of two centuries.},
  author={Yu-Ling Liang and Lin Kang and Pei-Ying Tsai and Yueh-Chin Cheng and Huei-chen Ko and Chiung Hsin Chang and Fong-Ming Chang},
  journal={Taiwanese journal of obstetrics & gynecology},
  year={2013},
  volume={52 2},
  pages={
          258-63
        }
}
UNLABELLED An omphalocele, a fetal abdominal defect, is a very important congenital anomaly. Prenatal diagnosis of fetal omphalocele is crucial to clinical management. OBJECTIVE To investigate the accuracy of prenatal diagnosis for fetal omphalocele, we undertook a retrospective and consecutive analysis of our ultrasound database between January 1994 and December 2011. MATERIALS AND METHODS In total, ultrasound (US) detected 52 fetuses with an omphalocele in utero. RESULTS The incidence… CONTINUE READING
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