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Ultrasonic Diagnosis in Preterm Labor

Kiyotake Ichizuka, Junichi Hasegawa, Ryu Matsuoka, Takashi Okai

Keywords : Cervical anatomy,Cervical length,Estimated fetal growth,Fetal lung immaturity,Transvaginal ultrasound

Citation Information : Ichizuka K, Hasegawa J, Matsuoka R, Okai T. Ultrasonic Diagnosis in Preterm Labor. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 5 (1):57-60.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1177

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-03-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

Ultrasound diagnosis of the preterm birth was discussed in the measurement of uterine cervical length, its significance for the prediction of preterm birth, fetal growth estimation for the study on fetal maturity and fetal lung immaturity assessment with noninvasive ultrasonic techniques for the prediction and treatment of neonatal respiratory distress syndrome.


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