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RESEARCH ARTICLE

Three-dimensional Sonoembryology

Guillermo Azumendi

Keywords : Sonoembryology/Three-dimensional ultrasound/Color Doppler/Power Doppler

Citation Information : Azumendi G. Three-dimensional Sonoembryology. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2008; 2 (2):62-86.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1059

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2008

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2008; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Three-dimensional ultrasound is advantageous in studying normal embryonic and fetal development, as well as providing information for families at risk for specific congenital anomalies by confirming normality. The introduction of highfrequency transvaginal transducers has resulted in remarkable progress in ultrasonographic visualization of early embryos and fetuses. Three-dimensional ultrasound imaging in vivo compliments pathologic and histologic evaluation of the developing embryo, giving rise to a new term: 3D sonoembryology.


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