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Sonography Markers of Chromosomal Abnormality in Second Trimester

Jayprakash Shah

Keywords : Karyotype,Biochemical markers,Sonography markers

Citation Information : Shah J. Sonography Markers of Chromosomal Abnormality in Second Trimester. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2010; 4 (4):337-347.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1154

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2010; The Author(s).


Maternal age is increasing in today's world of professional carrier of women. As we know with aging of ova chromosomal abnormalities in fetus are rising. Karyotype is the final diagnostic tool for the confirmation, but it is associated with risk of abortion with the invasive procedure required for it. Sonography markers can be a good tool along with biochemical markers to reduce this risk with better pick rate of chromosomal abnormalities during prenatal period.

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