Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of single umbilical artery.

@article{Wu1997PrenatalSD,
  title={Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of single umbilical artery.},
  author={Meng Hsing Wu and Fetish Maggie Chang and M. Richard Shen and Bor Lin Yao and Chi Huan Chang and Chunyao Yu and Charles Chia-Chuen Hsu and Katherine E Huang},
  journal={Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU},
  year={1997},
  volume={25 8},
  pages={
          425-30
        }
}
PURPOSE We evaluated the reliability of prenatal sonography and the usefulness of the umbilical vein and artery diameter ratio, transverse umbilical artery diameter, and systolic-diastolic ratio in detecting single umbilical artery (SUA). METHODS In 24 of 6,970 fetuses, SUA was detected using prenatal sonography and confirmed at birth. These cases were retrospectively reviewed. RESULTS Four fetuses had major malformations, and 1 had a minor anomaly. Thirteen fetuses with SUA underwent… CONTINUE READING
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