Ultrasound of Congenital Fetal Anomalies: Differential Diagnosis and Prognostic Indicators
Author: Dario Paladini
Publisher: CRC Press
Release Date: June 01, 2007
This extensively illustrated book guides readers through the use of ultrasound-including modern 3D images-to detect and identify birth defects in utero. Up-to-date advice is offered on the differential diagnosis of a wide range of fetal abnormalities. Throughout the book, ultrasound images are matched with actual birth pictures or abortus specimens. Each anomaly is discussed in a standardized, easy-to-follow format that covers characteristic features, pathogenesis and etiology, differential diagnosis, prognosis, and management.
Anatomic survey of the fetus and its relationship to gestational age Central and peripheral nervous system anomalies Craniofacial and neck anomalies Cystic hygroma and non-immune hydrops fetalis Congenital heart disease Thoracic anomalies Anomalies of the gastrointestinal tract and abdominal wall Urinary tract anomalies Skeletal dysplasias and muscular anomalies: a diagnostic algorithm Chromosomal and non-chromosomal syndromes