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The 3-Dimensional Ultrasound for Fetal Anomaly Scan

2014-08-27 03:19:45 | BioPortfolio

Summary

The aim of this study is 1) to study the clinical application of 3D/4D ultrasound for fetal scanning during pregnancy; 2) ) to study the clinical application of 3D/4D ultrasound for pelvic scanning; 3) to demonstrate how to optimally display the different organs. 4) to correlate our findings with other diagnostic tools like MRI, CT; 5) to correlate our findings with clinical outcome.

Description

A prospective studies of patients that coming to the ultrasound (US) unit in Sheba Medical Center from November 2007 for diagnostic US examination.

Patients will receive information of the study (printed and oral) and will ask to sign informed consent to act as a research subject and permission to use personal heath information for research.

Studies is performed using commercially available ultrasound equipment (Voluson 730 Expert, General Electric Healthcare, Kretztechnik, Zipf, Austria) with volumetric abdominal RAB 4-8 MHz and volumetric transvaginal RIC 5-9 MHz transducer probes.

During the examination of the patient pictures and 3D/4D volumes will acquired either by static 3D or 4D Volume or STIC (Spacio Temporal Image Corelation), Contrast Imaging in plane C (VCI-C) with and without Doppler (Color, Power and High Definition) and with B-flow. Image quality will be assessed in various modes. For optimizing the image volumes manipulations will be performed by positioning of the

Study Design

Observational Model: Cohort, Time Perspective: Prospective

Conditions

Pregnancy

Location

Sheba Medical Center
Ramat-gan,
Israel

Status

Recruiting

Source

Sheba Medical Center

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-08-27T03:19:45-0400

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

Proteins produced by organs of the mother or the PLACENTA during PREGNANCY. These proteins may be pregnancy-specific (present only during pregnancy) or pregnancy-associated (present during pregnancy or under other conditions such as hormone therapy or certain malignancies.)

The state of PREGNANCY in women with DIABETES MELLITUS. This does not include either symptomatic diabetes or GLUCOSE INTOLERANCE induced by pregnancy (DIABETES, GESTATIONAL) which resolves at the end of pregnancy.

Unintended accidental pregnancy, including pregnancy resulting from failed contraceptive measures.

Pregnancy in which the mother and/or FETUS are at greater than normal risk of MORBIDITY or MORTALITY. Causes include inadequate PRENATAL CARE, previous obstetrical history (ABORTION, SPONTANEOUS), pre-existing maternal disease, pregnancy-induced disease (GESTATIONAL HYPERTENSION), and MULTIPLE PREGNANCY, as well as advanced maternal age above 35.

MULTIPLE PREGNANCY with EMBRYO IMPLANTATION occuring at different locations, involving both an intrauterine site and an extrauterine (ECTOPIC PREGNANCY) site.

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