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The Potential Use of the Fetal Observable Movement System in Clinical Practice

Toshiyuki Hata, Rina Uematsu, Nadja Reissland, Joe M Austen

Keywords : Prenatal diagnostic,Prenatal movement,Three/ Four-dimensional ultrasound

Citation Information : Hata T, Uematsu R, Reissland N, Austen JM. The Potential Use of the Fetal Observable Movement System in Clinical Practice. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015; 9 (4):426-433.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1430

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-12-2015

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Reissland N, Austen JM, Hanaoka U, AboEllail MAM, Uematsu R, Hata T. The Potential Use of the Fetal Observable Movement System in Clinical Practice. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2015;9(4):426-433.

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