The distribution of nuchal translucency at 10-13 weeks of pregnancy.

  title={The distribution of nuchal translucency at 10-13 weeks of pregnancy.},
  author={Katharina Schuchter and Nicholas Wald and Allan K Hackshaw and Erich Hafner and Ewa Liebhart},
  journal={Prenatal diagnosis},
  volume={18 3},
There is a need for a simple method of expressing nuchal translucency measurement in early pregnancy that will allow for gestational age and be useful in screening for Down's syndrome. To achieve this objective, we conducted a prospective study of 561 women with singleton pregnancies that were not affected by Down's syndrome at 10-13 weeks of gestation. Nuchal translucency measurements and crown rump length measurements were determined. Nuchal translucency measurement increased by about 17 per… CONTINUE READING

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