Donald School Journal of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Register      Login

VOLUME 10 , ISSUE 2 ( April-June, 2016 ) > List of Articles

REVIEW ARTICLE

Are We Ready to investigate Cognitive Function of Fetal Brain? The Role of Advanced Four-dimensional Sonography

Aida Salihagic Kadic, Lara Spalldi Barisic

Keywords : Fetal awareness,Fetal behavior,Fetal facial expression,Fetal neurodevelopment,Four-dimensional ultrasound,Prenatal cognitive function

Citation Information : Kadic AS, Barisic LS. Are We Ready to investigate Cognitive Function of Fetal Brain? The Role of Advanced Four-dimensional Sonography. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 10 (2):116-124.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1453

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2016

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

How to cite this article

Kurjak A, Spalldi Barisic L, Stanojevic M, Salihagic Kadic A, Porovic S. Are We Ready to investigate Cognitive Function of Fetal Brain? The Role of Advanced Fourdimensional Sonography. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016;10(2):116-124.


PDF Share
  1. Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb and Croatian Society for Neuroscience; 14–20 Mart 2016. Available from: http://www.hiim.hr
  2. The economic cost of brain disorders in Europe. Eur J Neurol 2012 Jan;19(1):155-162.
  3. The role of stress in brain development. The Gestational Environment's Long-Term Effects on the Brain. Available from: http://www.dana.org/Cerebrum/2012
  4. The development of the brain. Sci Am 1979 Sep;241(3):113-133.
  5. Fetal mechanisms in neurodevelopmental disorders. Pediatr Neurol 2008;38(3): 163-176.
  6. ; Glezer, II. The human brain in figures and tables: a quantitative handbook. New York: Plenum; 1968.
  7. Stable neuron numbers from cradle to grave. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2006 Aug 15; 103(33):12219-12220. Epub 2006 Aug 7.
  8. Synaptogenesis in human cerebral cortex. Dawson, G.; Fisher, KW., editors. Human behavior and the developing brain. New York: Guilford; 1994;p. 137-152.
  9. Spatiotemporal transcriptome of the human brain. Nature 2011 Oct 26;478(7370):483-489.
  10. Temporal specific action and bilaterality of human neocortical topographic gene expression. Neuron 2014 Jan 22; 81:321-332.
  11. The physiological basis of cognitive and behavioural disorders. Neuroanatomy, brain development and plasticity. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum; 2006. p. 10-18.
  12. Emotional, social and cognitive brain in children. From the “Brain awareness week”. Croatian Institute for Brain Research, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb and Croatian Society for Neuroscience; 14–20 Mart 2016. Available from: http://www.hiim.hr
  13. Functional maturation of neocortex: a base of viability. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2012 Apr;25 (Suppl 1): 101-103.
  14. Laminar organization of the human fetal cerebrum revealed by histochemical markers and magnetic resonance imaging. Cereb Cortex 2002 May;12(5):536-544.
  15. Developmental history of the transient subplate zone in the visual and somatosensory cortex of the macaque monkey and human brain. J Comp Neurol 1990 Jul 15;297(3):441-470.
  16. Ontogenesis of goaldirected behaviour: anatomo-functional considerations. Int J Psychophysiol 1995 Mar;19(2):85-102.
  17. Quantitative and qualitative analysis of transient fetal compartments during prenatal human brain development. Front Neuroanat 2016 Feb 24;10:11.
  18. Genesis of the dorsal lateral geniculate nucleus in the rhesus monkey: site and time of origin, kinetics of proliferation, routes of migration and pattern of distribution of neurons. J Comp Neurol 1977 Nov 1;176(1):23-52.
  19. Developmental history of the transient subplate zone in the visual and somatosensory cortex of the macaque monkey and human brain. J Comp Neurol 1990 Jul 15;297(3):441-470.
  20. Transient patterns of cortical lamination during prenatal life: do they have implications for treatment? Neurosci Biobehav Rev 2007;31(8):1157-1168.
  21. The development of the subplate and thalamocortical connections in the human foetal brain. Acta Paediatr 2010 Aug;99(8):1119-1127.
  22. The development of cerebral connections during the first 20–45 weeks’ gestation. Fellman, V.; Hellström-Westas, L.; Rosén, I., editors. Seminars in fetal and neonatal medicine. Amsterdam: Elsevier; 2006. p. 415-422.
  23. Maturation of the neonatal somatosensory evoked response in preterm infants. Dev Med Child Neurol 1988 Apr;30(2):208-214.
  24. Synaptogenesis, heterochrony and epigenesis in the mammalian neocortex. Acta Paediatr (Suppl) 1997 Jul;422:27-33.
  25. Fetal brain and cognitive development. Dev Rev 1999;20:81-98.
  26. Onset of synapse formation in the human spinal cord. J Comp Neurol 1981 Sep 10;201(2):211-219.
  27. The emergence of fetal behavior. I. Qualitative aspects. Early Hum Dev 1982 Dec;7(4):301-322.
  28. ; Predojevic, M.; Kurjak, A. Advances in fetal neurophysiology. Pooh, RK.; Kurjak, A., editors. Fetal neurology. New Delhi: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.; 2009. p. 161-221.
  29. Fetal awareness: review of research and recommendations for practice. London: Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists; 2010.
  30. Biological significance of dermal Merkel cells in development of cutaneous nerves in human fetal skin. J Histochem Cytochem 1992 Jan;40(1);65-71.
  31. Neuropeptides and a neuronal marker in cutaneous innervation during human foetal development. J Comp Neurol 1993 Feb 22;328(4):595-603.
  32. The changing sensitivity in the life of the nociceptor. Pain 1999 Aug;(Suppl 6):S93-S102.
  33. Spatial and temporal dynamics of innervation during the development of fetal human pancreas. Neuroscience 2008 Jul 17;154(4):1477-1487.
  34. The potential of four-dimensional (4D) ultrasonography in the assessment of fetal awareness. J Perinat Med 2005;33(1): 46-53.
  35. Resting-state networks in the infant brain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2007 Sep 25;104(39):15531-15536.
  36. The brain-heart axis in the perception of cardiac pain: the elusive link between ischaemia and pain. Ann Med 2000 Jul;32(5):350-364.
  37. Neural correlates of interindividual differences in the subjective experience of pain. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2003 Jul8;100(14):8538-8542.
  38. Fetal neurophysiology according to gestational age. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med 2012 Oct;17(5):256-260.
  39. Threedimensional sonographic assessment of fetal behavior in the early second trimester of pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2001 Oct;18 (Suppl s1):F40.
  40. Four-dimensional sonographic assessment of fetal facial expression early in the third trimester. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2006 Aug;94(2):108-113. Epub 2006 Jul 7.
  41. Fetal hand movements and facial expression in normal pregnancy studied by four-dimensional sonography. J Perinat Med 2003;31(6):496-508.
  42. Normal and abnormal fetal hand positioning and movement in early pregnancy detected by three- and four-dimensional ultrasound. Ultrasound Rev Obstet Gynecol 2004 Mar;4(1):46-51.
  43. New data about embryonic and fetal neurodevelopment and behavior obtained by 3D and 4D sonography. J Perinat Med 2005;33(6):478-490.
  44. 4D ultrasound evaluation of fetal facial expressions during the latter stages of the second trimester. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2013 Jun;121(3):257-260. Epub 2013 Mar 14.
  45. The assessment of fetal behavior of growth restricted fetuses by 4D sonography. J Perinat Med 2006;34(6):471-478.
  46. Realtime 3-D sonographic observation of fetal facial expression. J Obstet Gynaecol Res 2005 Aug;31(4):337-340.
  47. The study of fetal neurobehavior in twins in all three trimesters of pregnancy. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 2013 Aug;26(12):1186- 1195. Epub 2013 Mar 6.
  48. Behavioral pattern continuity from prenatal to postnatal life e a study by four-dimensional (4D) ultrasonography. J Perinat Med 2004;32(4):346-353.
  49. Neurobehavioral continuity from fetus to neonate. J Perinat Med 2011 Mar;39(2):171-177.
  50. New scoring system for fetal neurobehavior assessed by three- and four-dimensional sonography. J Perinat Med 2008;36(1):73-81.
  51. The potential of 4D sonography in the assessment of fetal neurobehavior-multicentric study in high-risk pregnancies. J Perinat Med 2010;38(1):77-82.
  52. Is Kurjak Antenatal Neurodevelopmental Test ready for routine clinical application? Bucharest Consensus Statement. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015 Jul-Sep;9(3):260-265.
  53. 4D ultrasound study of fetal facial expressions at 20-24 weeks of gestation. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 2014 Sep;126(3):275-279. Epub 2014 May 21.
  54. Dimensions of the fetal facial profile in normal pregnancy. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010 Feb;35(2):191-194.
  55. Normal standards for fetal neurobehavioral developments— longitudinal quantification by four-dimensional sonography. J Perinat Med 2006;34(1):56-65.
  56. Normal fetal motility: an overview. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2006 Jun;27(6):701-711.
  57. ; Nijhuis, JG. Functional assessment of the fetal CNS. Levene, MI.; Chervenak, FA.; Whittle, M., editors. Fetal and neonatal neurology and neurosurgery. 3rd ed. London: Churchill Livingstone; 2001. p. 89.
  58. A fetal yawn? N Engl J Med 1997 May;336(18):1329-1330.
  59. Fetal yawning. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 1995 Jan;5(1):57-59.
  60. Fetal yawning in utero at 20 weeks gestation. J Ultrasound Med 1991 Feb;10(2):68.
  61. The future of ultrasound: viewing the dark side of moon? Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2004 Mar;23(3):211-215.
  62. Development of fetal yawn compared with non-yawn mouth openings from 24-36 weeks gestation. PLoS One 2012;7(11):11. e50569 Epub 2012 Nov 21
  63. Phenotype expression of the fetus—when does it begin? 6th annual meeting; Ian Donald Inter University School of Medical Ultrasound, Athens, Dec 2013.
  64. Do human fetuses anticipate self-oriented actions? A study by four-dimensional (4D) ultrasonography. Infancy 2006;10(3):289-301.
  65. Wired to be social: the ontogeny of human interaction. PLoS One 2010 Oct;5(10):e13199.
  66. The molecular biology of memory storage: a dialog between genes and synapses. The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 2000. From Les Prix Nobel, editor. Tore Frängsmyr [Nobel Foundation], Stockholm, 2001.
  67. In search of memory: the emergence of a new science of mind. New York: WW Norton; 2006.
  68. ; Mistretta, CM. The developing sense of taste. Denton, VDA.; Coghlan, JP., editors. Olfaction and taste. New York: Academic; 1975. p. 91-98.
  69. Homeostasis and higher brain functions. Chapter 6: Limbic system: amygdala. Textbook of neurosciences. Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, The UT Houston. Available from: http://neuroscience.uth.tmc.edu/s4/chapter06.html
  70. The fusiform face area: a module in human extrastriate cortex specialized for face perception. J Neurosci 1997 Jun 1;17(11):4302-4311.
  71. Twins’ temperament: early prenatal sonographic assessment and postnatal correlation. J Perinatol 2009 May;29(5):337-342.
  72. Prenatal beginnings of temperament formation—myth or reality? Case study of a twin pregnancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol Apr-Jun 2012;6 (2):148-153.
  73. Do facial expressions develop before birth? PLoS One 2011;6(8):e24081.
  74. Can healthy fetuses show facial expressions of “pain” or “distress”?PLoS One 2013 Jun 5;8(6):e65530.
  75. HDlive and 4D ultrasound in the assessment of twin pregnancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015;9(1):51-60.
  76. Processing facial identity and emotional expression in normal aging and neurodegenerative diseases. Psychol Neuropsychiatr Vieil 2009 Mar;7(1):31-42.
  77. Processing of featural and configural aspects of faces is lateralized in dorso lateral prefrontal cortex: a TMS study. Neuroimage 2013 Jul1; 74:45-51.
  78. Fetal adaptation to stress Part II. Evolutionary aspects; Stress-induced hippocampal damage; long-term effects on behavior; consequences on adult health. Early Hum Dev 2004 Jul;78(2):81-94.
  79. Prenatal stress and cognitive development and temperament in infants. Neurobiol Aging 2003 May-Jun;24(Suppl 1):S53-S60.
  80. Prenatal exposure to maternal depression and cortisol influences infant temperament. J Am Acad Child Adolesc Psychiatry 2007 Jun;46(6):737-746.
  81. Maternal stressful life events and risks of birth defects. Epidemiology 2007 May;18(3):356-361.
  82. Antenatal Detection of Fetal Syndromes by Ultrasound: From a Single Piece to a Complete Puzzle. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016;10(1):00-00.(in press).
PDF Share

© Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) LTD.