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Three-dimensional Ultrasound in the Visualization of Fetal Anatomy in the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy

Lucia Rosignoli, Giovanni Centini

Keywords : HDlive, Silhouette, Three-dimensional ultrasound, Visualization of fetal anatomy,

Citation Information : Rosignoli L, Centini G. Three-dimensional Ultrasound in the Visualization of Fetal Anatomy in the Three Trimesters of Pregnancy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2018; 12 (3):197-248.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1571

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2009

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


It is now widely considered that three- and four-dimensional (3-4D), namely 3D with a fourth dimension, time, offer too many possibilities to be ignored. Acquisition of a volume or region of interest is the great novelty of 3D technique. And just as exciting is the possibility of studying it in movement during ultrasound examination or afterward; also by other operators in an infinite number of section planes that can all be perfectly reproduced. This paper aims to provide pictorial documentation of pregnancy monitoring with 3D images, sometimes with the corresponding 2D image, so readers can begin to habituate themselves and hopefully acquire a different and personal key to the 3D image.

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