Better resolution

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Publication Type Journal Article
Department Office of Public Affairs, University Health Care
Creator Chachas, Mary
Title Better resolution
Date 2002-03
Description There's hardly anyone around today who is not familiar with the ultrasound image of a baby in the uterus. Usually it's confirmation that the fetus is all right, and the birth can be anticipated with joy. The skilled eye of a diagnostics expert, however, may detect something troubling. "A small baby may be perfectly normal, but in some cases small fetal size may be a sign of significant problems in the pregnancy," said Anne M. Kennedy, M.D., chief of women's imaging and chief of ultrasound at the University of Utah School of Medicine. When problems are detected, the OB Diagnostic Center at University Hospital launches a huge team effort to help the baby, the mother and the family. This tertiary referral center, which sees patients with complex obstetric/gynecologic problems, helps families come to terms with abnormalities in pregnancy and monitors pregnancies considered high-risk because of prior miscarriages, maternal hypertension or other medical conditions.
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Volume 26
Issue 1
First Page 16
Last Page 18
Subject Prenatal Diagnosis; Amniocentesis; Pregnancy; Fetus
Subject MESH Ultrasonography; Magnetic Resonance Imaging; Genetic Counseling; Amniocentesis; Gestational Age
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Chachas, M. Better Resolution. Health Sciences Report. 2002 26(1):16-18
Rights Management TBD
Format Medium application/pdf
Identifier ir-main,707
ARK ark:/87278/s6df78mr
Setname ir_uspace
Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 705271
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s6df78mr
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