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Maternal ultrasonography in the antenatal diagnosis of surgically correctable fetal abnormalities.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7411344     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The diagnoses of duodenal atresia, meconium peritonitis with atresia, "giant" omphalocele and twisted ovarian cyst were made by maternal ultrasonography in 6 cases, between the 31st and 34th wk of gestation. The indications for ultrasonography included polyhydramnios in 4 and placental bleeding and determination of fetal position in the other 2. The mothers were referred to a regional surgical center for delivery and all babies underwent operative correction within the first 12 hr of life. Early operation was felt to be essential to their survival and the importance of maternal ultrasonography in the "high-risk" pregnancy is emphasized.
R J Touloukian; J C Hobbins
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric surgery     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0022-3468     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Pediatr. Surg.     Publication Date:  1980 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-11-20     Completed Date:  1980-11-20     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0052631     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Surg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  373-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Congenital Abnormalities / diagnosis*,  surgery
Infant, Newborn
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods*

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