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Perinatal and postnatal chest sonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8497587     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Sonography is the primary method used to image the fetal chest. Many significant congenital anomalies such as pleural effusion, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, cystic adenomatoid malformation, pulmonary sequestration, and congenital heart disease can be detected during early prenatal sonography. Fetal sonography also permits accurate assessment of the severity of these processes, allowing for parental counseling and optimal planning of postnatal care. After birth, sonography is the primary method for evaluating cardiac anatomy and diagnosing congenital heart disease. Sonography also serves as a useful adjunct to plain film radiology and other modalities in evaluation of the mediastinum, diaphragm, pleura, and chest wall.
D A May; R A Barth; S Yeager; A Nussbaum-Blask; D I Bulas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Radiologic clinics of North America     Volume:  31     ISSN:  0033-8389     ISO Abbreviation:  Radiol. Clin. North Am.     Publication Date:  1993 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-06-24     Completed Date:  1993-06-24     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0123703     Medline TA:  Radiol Clin North Am     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  499-516     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Radiology, University of Vermont School of Medicine, Medical Center Hospital of Vermont, Burlington.
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MeSH Terms
Bronchopulmonary Sequestration / ultrasonography
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung, Congenital / ultrasonography
Heart Defects, Congenital / ultrasonography
Hernia, Diaphragmatic / congenital,  ultrasonography
Infant, Newborn
Lung / ultrasonography
Pleural Effusion / ultrasonography
Thorax / ultrasonography*
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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