ultrasound

Exploring safety, efficacy of high-intensity focused ultrasound in glaucomaHigh-intensity focused ultrasound cyclocoagulation is safe and effective in most refractory glaucomatous eyes. Complete success was achieved in 80% (24/30) of treated eyes that had undergone the maximum of three procedures.
Fetal anomalies in multiple gestation pregnanciesEarly imaging is key to detecting anomalies, some of which are unique to multiple gestations and some that also occur with singletons. Any anomaly that occurs in singletons can occur in 1 fetus in a multifetal pregnancy.
Contemporary OB/GYN founder receives lifetime achievement awardContemporary OB/GYN congratulates Founding Editor John T. Queenan, MD, on the lifetime achievement award presented to him at the 9th Philadelphia Prenatal Conference. Held June 8 to 10 in the city for which it was named, the event was jointly sponsored by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Philadelphia Prenatal Diagnosis Institute/The Philadelphia pregnancy, Genetics and Ultrasound Center.
Using ultrasound to recognize fetal anomalies: Part 1
Using ultrasound to recognize fetal anomalies: Part 1Like much of medicine, ultrasound diagnosis of fetal anomalies is both a science and an art. Part 1 of this article will detail, within the text and with images, the anomalies that should not be missed when performing ultrasound during the first and second trimesters of pregnancy.
Fetal anomalies on ultrasound in the first trimesterA collection of ultrasounds showing fetal anomalies during the first trimester of pregnancy.
Second trimester ultrasounds of fetal anomalies in the head and chestA collection of ultrasounds showing fetal anomalies in the brain/skull, face, neck, chest, and heart.
Second trimester ultrasounds of fetal anomalies in the abdomen, spine, genitourinary, and extremitiesA collection of ultrasounds for fetal anomalies in abdominal structures, genitourinary structures, spine, and extremities.
Reduce flank fat without pain, downtimeNonthermal pulsed ultrasound (UltraShape, Syneron Candela) treatments significantly reduce flank fat, without pain, downtime and apparent risks, according to a study.
SMFM Consult: Ultrasound in the cfDNA eraThe society's recommendations for women who are undergoing both ultrasound and cfDNA screening.
Patient handout: Should I have ultrasound and cfDNA testing?Give this to your patients who have questions about the role of ultrasound with cfDNA.