Level II Ultrasound - Fetal Anatomy Survey - Fetal Anomaly Screen
By Robin Elise Weiss, LCCE, About.com Guide
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: Fetal malformation or abnormal development.
Fetal goiter: Enlargement of the thyroid in the fetus.
Fetal-growth retardation (IUGR): Inadequate growth of the fetus during the last stages of pregnancy.
Fetal anomaly - Fetal malformation or abnormal development.
Fetal arrhythmia - See arrhythmia.
Fetal distress - Problems with the baby that occur before birth or during labor. These endanger the baby and require immediate delivery.
Screening Programme 2010 Professional Screening Resources. resources.fetalanomaly.screening.nhs.uk [Accessed September 2012] ...
Those patients were included in the study who were admitted with closed cervical os, either had intrauterine death, fetal anomaly, medical disorder (hypertension or diabetes) or history of previous ceasrean section.
12 A summary of 17 reports published between 1984 and 2001 integrated the findings of qualitative studies of expectant families who were prenatally diagnosed with a or other problem.
The NHS Fetal Anomaly Screening Programme (FASP), ideally done during the first trimester, uses a combination of tests to screen for the level of risk that a baby has Down's Syndrome.
screening uses ultrasound scanning to find certain abnormalities in the baby. This is usually carried out at 18-20 weeks, and can identify certain heart problems and conditions that may need treatment as soon as the baby is born.
I had my Fetal Anomaly Screen yesterday and baby girl is doing great...yes another girl in the house..I knew I was having a girl...but i am happy she is healthy and strong...but had some bad news this morning from my babysitter...
18-20 weeks scan (may be on the same day as one of your antenatal appointments)
20 weeks antenatal appointment, ultrasound scan and blood test for anaemia (20-24 weeks) ...
See also: Pregnancy, Ultrasound, Anomaly, Pregnant, Fetus