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Fetal Diagnosis with Ultrasonic Actocardiogram and GLHW Tissue Characterization

Keywords : Fetus,Ultrasound,Doppler,FHR,Behavior,Nonreactive,Sinusoidal,Severity,CNS lesion,Disorders,Outcome,Tissue characterization,Placenta,Grade-3,FGR,Amniotic fluid,PVE,PVL,Immature lung,RDS,Endometrium,Hyperplasia,Malignancy,Ovary

Citation Information : Fetal Diagnosis with Ultrasonic Actocardiogram and GLHW Tissue Characterization. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2011; 5 (2):167-173.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1193

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-03-2012

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2011; The Author(s).



Ultrasonic Doppler actocardiogram was simultaneous tracing of FHR and fetal movement signals on the monitoring chart, created in 1984 by Maeda. Fetal behavior was easily studied, false-positive nonreactive FHR and physiological sinusoidal FHR were differentiated, the severity of fetal CNS lesion and common fetal disorders were determined, short and long-term outcomes were diagnosed in multiple grades


It is clinical tissue characterization by common ultrasonic B-mode apparatus. Placental tissue was characterized and grade-3 placenta was detected. Placental origin of FGR was diagnosed and meconium stained turbid amniotic fluid was differentiated from clear fluid. Fetal periventricular echodensity preceding neonatal PVL was analyzed; 96% of fetal lung immaturity was noninvasively detected endometrial; benign hyperplasia, carcinoma, benign ovarian mass and malignancy were differentiated.

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