SMFM Consult: Ultrasound in the cfDNA era March 15, 2017 The society's recommendations for women who are undergoing both ultrasound and cfDNA screening. Patient handout: Should I have ultrasound and cfDNA testing? March 15, 2017 Give this to your patients who have questions about the role of ultrasound with cfDNA. New ACOG Committee Opinion: routine cfDNA screening not needed September 21, 2015 By Cheryl Guttman Krader cfDNA screening should not be performed in the general obstetric population, according to this Opinion. Failed cfDNA screen may signal increased risk of fetal aneuploidy Women who fail one or two such screens need additional counseling. Patient handout: Prenatal screening using cell-free DNA June 04, 2015 From the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine, questions and answers about cfDNA for your patients. The promise and peril of new prenatal diagnostic technologies The ethical, economic, and practice management challenges associated with advanced testing increase as the technology advances. Discordant NIPT and ultrasound results from vanishing twin pregnancy April 09, 2015 DNA from a genetically dissimilar deceased twin may be counted as part of total fetal DNA, leaving to incorrect test results for the surviving fetus. US bill for false-positive mammograms: $4 billion annually A recent report sheds light on how much false-positives and overdiagnosis of breast cancer cost. Additionally, new research examines the impact of the number of live births on future heart health in the mother and provides further evidence of the efficacy of cfDNA testing. Noninvasive prenatal testing: A new standard of care? This first installment in a 2-part series summarizes the abilities of 4 commercially available technologies for noninvasive prenatal testing.