The second edition of this book has been fully updated to provide clinicians with developments in the role of ultrasound in the care of pregnant women. Beginning with an overview of ultrasound techniques, the following chapters discuss normal foetal anatomy and abnormal signs, providing in depth coverage of the appearance of malformations in different systems of the foetus' anatomy, including gastrointestinal, urinary, thorax, skeletal and the central nervous system. The final sections examine ultrasound of the placenta, uterus, fallopian tubes, the umbilical cord, ovaries and much more. Separate chapters are dedicated to twins and evaluation of benign pelvic masses. Written by an experienced specialist from Bari University Medical School, Italy, this new edition has been fully revised and includes new information on recent techniques such as 3D and 4D ultrasound. More than 1000 ultrasound images and illustrations enhance the comprehensive text.
Key points * Second edition presenting clinicians with recent developments in obstetric and gynaecological ultrasound * Includes more than 1000 ultrasound images and illustrations * Written by expert from Bari University Medical School, Italy * Previous edition published in 2008show more