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2014-01-06 23:25:09

CDI Miami offers new and improved Ultrasound diagnostic service to patients. MIAMI, FL (PRWEB) January 06, 2014 It is well known that ultrasound technology is often used to monitor the growth of babies still in the womb; to determine due dates, prenatal health, and the sex of the child. However, ultrasound technology, which uses a transducer to transmit high-frequency sound waves into the body and translates them into images, can be also used to diagnose and prevent a wide range of...

2010-01-06 11:23:41

Current use of prenatal ultrasounds in women with singleton pregnancies is 55% greater than in 1996, even in low-risk pregnancies. More than one-third (37%) of pregnant women now receive 3 or more ultrasound tests in the second and third trimesters of a given pregnancy, found an article http://www.cmaj.ca/embargo/cmaj090979.pdf in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) www.cmaj.ca. The increase in the use of multiple ultrasound scans per pregnancy has been more pronounced in low-risk...

2009-12-03 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Sequenom, Inc. (Nasdaq: SQNM), today announced that Dr. Yves Ville has joined the company's Clinical Advisory Board. Dr. Ville is a prominent obstetrician-gynecologist and currently serves as professor and chairman of the department of obstetrics and fetal medicine at Necker-Enfants-Malades Hospital at the Paris Descartes University. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20040415/SQNMLOGO) "I am delighted that Yves has agreed to join our...

2008-09-08 12:00:08

What is 3D/4D ultrasound? 3D ultrasound is a technique used during pregnancy that displays three-dimensional images of a fetus. 4D ultrasound shows movement. How does 3D/4D ultrasound work? A probe emits high frequency sound waves into the body, listens for the return echo and generates a three-dimensional image with movement. How does 3D/4D ultrasound differ from 2D ultrasound? The computer programs that interpret and display the images differ in the 2D and 3D/4D formats. Why do 3D/4D...

2008-09-08 12:00:08

By Mary Jo Balasco / mbalasco@heraldonline.com Suzanne Pressley, 22 weeks pregnant with her second child, recently saw her unborn daughter in 3D and 4D - a type of ultrasound imaging that lets parents-to-be see a lifelike, three-dimensional view of their baby with movement. "Mommy! Mommy! The baby went like this!" Pressley's breathless 7- year-old daughter Joi An Holmes said, shaking her hand back and forth to mimic her unborn sister's movements. "Watch!" Pressley said to Joi An, pointing...

2008-09-07 15:00:07

By CAROLINE DOHACK Your obstetrician is there to make sure you and your baby are healthy from conception to delivery. That's why choosing the right doctor is important. "You want to choose an obstetrician with a practice style and personality that you're going to find compatible with you," said Mark Grant, maternal-fetal specialist at the Center for Maternal- Fetal Care. "There is no way to get that information other than to speak with other women who have had their delivery with various...

2008-07-29 12:00:33

By Chris Jones, The Oklahoman Jul. 29--For many moms, a prenatal photo album is as important today as a baby shower. Sometimes, high-tech photos are part of the baby shower entertainment. What do pregnant women need to know before booking an ultrasound? Dr. Phillip H. Stratemeier, who specializes in radiology at St. Anthony Hospital in Oklahoma City, answered these questions on the subject of nonmedical, pre-natal ultrasounds. Q:What is your opinion on "designer ultrasound boutiques"...

2006-08-08 07:21:18

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ultrasound disrupts the brain development of unborn mice, U.S. researchers said in a study published on Monday that adds to growing evidence that too many ultrasound scans could also affect human fetuses. Prolonged ultrasound scans of the brains of fetal mice interfered with a process known as neuronal migration in which neurons move from one place to another, the team at Yale University in Connecticut reported....

2006-08-07 16:05:43

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ultrasound disrupts the brain development of unborn mice, U.S. researchers said in a study published on Monday that adds to growing evidence that too many ultrasound scans could also affect human fetuses. Prolonged ultrasound scans of the brains of fetal mice interfered with a process known as neuronal migration in which neurons move from one place to another, the team at Yale University in Connecticut reported....


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