Sensitivity of routine ultrasound screening of pregnancies in the Eurofetus database. The Eurofetus Team.

@article{Grandjean1998SensitivityOR,
  title={Sensitivity of routine ultrasound screening of pregnancies in the Eurofetus database. The Eurofetus Team.},
  author={H{\'e}l{\'e}ne Grandjean and Dominique Larroque and S J Anthony Levi},
  journal={Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences},
  year={1998},
  volume={847},
  pages={
          118-24
        }
}
In this prospective study, we recorded details on 3,685 fetuses with congenital structural abnormalities from an unselected population of women who underwent routine ultrasound examinations during their pregnancies. Overall, 2,262 fetuses were diagnosed as being abnormal before birth (sensitivity = 61.4%). The total number of abnormalities was 4,615, of which 1,733 (37.5%) were major abnormalities. The overall number of detected abnormalities was 2,593 (sensitivity = 56.2%). If only major… CONTINUE READING
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