Chapter 11. Sonographic and First Trimester Detection of Aneuploidy

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Fergal D. Malone MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch11

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Malone, F. D. (2005) Sonographic and First Trimester Detection of Aneuploidy, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 3

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 4

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Rotunda Hospital, Parnell Square, Dublin 1, Ireland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • fetal aneuploidy;
  • Patau syndrome;
  • sonographic screening;
  • nuchal translucency;
  • nasal bone sonography;
  • sonographic and first trimester detection of aneuploidy

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Pathophysiology

  • Diagnosis and Screening Protocol

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading