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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: 01-06-2011

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


Abstract

Actocardiogram

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

GLHW

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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