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Fetal Ebstein's anomaly: early and late appearance.
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PMID:  22430719     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
OBJECTIVE: To present sonographic findings in early and late appearance of fetal Ebstein's anomaly.
METHODS: Fetal sonography was performed in 53 447 consecutive pregnant women at 14 to 16 weeks' gestation.
RESULTS: Ebstein's anomaly was detected in eight fetuses, in four of them additional anomalies were observed. All eight pregnancies were terminated. In an additional fetus, a normal four-chamber view without valvular regurgitation was visualized at 15 weeks' gestation. At 24 weeks, a normal four-chamber view was depicted. No Doppler examination was performed at that time. The newborn was found to have Ebstein's anomaly with pulmonary stenosis. A balloon pulmonary valvuloplasty was performed with a good outcome at three months of age.
CONCLUSION: Fetal Ebstein's anomaly may be detected in early pregnancy. The incidence is higher than what is reported in newborns. Depiction of a normal fetal heart in early and midpregnancy does not exclude the possibility of subsequent development of Ebstein's anomaly. © 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Authors:
Etan Z Zimmer; Shraga Blazer; Avraham Lorber; Ido Solt; Sandro Egenburg; Moshe Bronshtein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Prenatal diagnosis     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1097-0223     ISO Abbreviation:  Prenat. Diagn.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-03-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8106540     Medline TA:  Prenat Diagn     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  228-33     Citation Subset:  IM    
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© 2012 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Affiliation:
Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Rambam Medical Center, Bruce Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel.
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