Prognostic significance of nonvisualization of the fetal stomach by sonography.

@article{Millener1993PrognosticSO,
  title={Prognostic significance of nonvisualization of the fetal stomach by sonography.},
  author={P B Millener and Nigel G. Anderson and Robert J. Chisholm},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1993},
  volume={160 4},
  pages={827-30}
}
OBJECTIVE To establish the prognostic significance of nonvisualization of the fetal stomach, we prospectively studied the course and outcome of 31 pregnancies in which a normal fluid-filled fetal stomach could not be seen during sonographic examination after 14 weeks' gestation. SUBJECTS AND METHODS Between April 1989 and May 1991, 7200 sonographic examinations of fetuses after 14 weeks' gestation were done at our hospital. In 31 pregnancies (0.4% of all scans), a normal fluid-filled fetal… CONTINUE READING

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