The effect of fetal neck position on nuchal translucency measurement.

  title={The effect of fetal neck position on nuchal translucency measurement.},
  author={Bridget Whitlow and I K Chatzipapas and Demetrios L Economides},
  journal={British journal of obstetrics and gynaecology},
  volume={105 8},
OBJECTIVE To determine the influence of the position of the fetal neck on nuchal translucency measurement. DESIGN A prospective cross-sectional study. POPULATION One hundred and ninety-six. METHODS Nuchal translucency was measured in the mid-sagittal plane, with the fetal neck in the flexed, neutral and extended positions. Measurements were made to the nearest 0.1 mm. Statistical analysis used the paired t-test for differences between the extended and neutral positions, [delta extended… CONTINUE READING

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