Obstetric Ultrasound, How, Why and When, 3rd Edition

Obstetric Ultrasound

3rd Edition How, Why and When

By Patricia Chudleigh, Ultrasound Editor, The Parthenon Publishing Group, London, UK; and Basky Thilaganathan, Director of Fetal Medicine, Fetal Medicine Unit, St. George's Hospital, London, UK


1. Physics and instrumentation
2. Preparing to scan
3. First trimester ultrasound
4. Problems of early pregnancy
5. Scanning the non-pregnant pelvis
6. Ultrasound and infertility
7. Routine second trimester screening - assessing gestational age
8. Routine second trimester screening - assessing fetal anatomy
9. The placenta and amniotic fluid
10. Craniospinal abnormalities
11. Other fetal abnormalities
12. Fetal growth
13. Discussing the findings
14. Invasive procedures
15. The physics of Doppler ultrasound and Doppler equipment
16. Evaluating the pregnancy using Doppler

Index