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Imaging Small Fetal Parts by High-resolution Ultrasound

Kiyotake Ichizuka, Hirokazu Kawase, Minako Iki, Kazuhiro Hirose, Yasuhiro Sanai

Keywords : High resolution, Single crystal, Small fetal parts

Citation Information : Ichizuka K, Kawase H, Iki M, Hirose K, Sanai Y. Imaging Small Fetal Parts by High-resolution Ultrasound. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2021; 15 (3):245-248.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1704

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-09-2021

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2021; The Author(s).


Recent technological innovations in ultrasound diagnostic equipment have made it possible for us to obtain ultrasound images of detailed parts such as small organs in fetuses. It may thus be confusing when we come upon small fetal parts that were previously unrecognizable with conventional ultrasound equipment. Therefore, we need to cultivate an understanding of small fetal parts and the fetal-specific anatomy that accompanies fetal development while using high-resolution ultrasound equipment. This review article introduces ultrasound images of small fetal organs visualized with high-resolution ultrasound.

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