Sonographic evaluation of genetic and infectious anomalies of the unborn mother.

Detailed Pregnant Ultrasound is the development of the baby in the mother's abdomen to a large extent. and 18-22. It is done in weeks. It is an examination process applied by experienced radiologists. Also referred to as detailed ultrasound.

Detailed Ultrasound When to do?

Detailed Ultrasound 11-13 of pregnancy. It is done in weeks. In this ultrasound examination, the general appearance of the baby, nuchal translucency, first heart evaluation are performed. It is possible that the baby's organs can be seen in more detail in this period when the development of the baby's organs is substantially complete and the visibility of the amniotic fluid is increased. A more detailed examination is carried out between 18 and 22 weeks of gestation.

What is detailed in pregnant women?

In detailed pregnancy ultrasound, all changes in the mother's body, ie the fetus (infant),placenta (infant's wife),umbilical cord (baby cord),cervix (birth canal) patency are reviewed completely and all organs that can be monitored by ultrasound are carefully examined. and detailed information about the health status of pregnancy. In other words, detailed pregnancy ultrasound does not only refer to structures that belong to the baby, but also to structures belonging to the mother.

Other Name Detailed Pregnant Ultrasound

In the presence of detailed defects (such as macrocephaly) and / or possible defects (such as choroid plexus cyst, enlargement of the renal pelvis, evaluation of the amount of amniotic fluid) in the detailed ultrasound examination, the mother candidate is informed for the definitive diagnosis.

Even experts who use the most advanced devices in the detailed ultrasound examination can identify only 80% of congenital defects. This is because some congenital defects cannot be seen on ultrasonography or they are extremely difficult to find. Some of the findings also give the first signs of early or late postnatal period.

The mother or baby will not be damaged when performing detailed pregnant ultrasound.

Even specialists who are experienced in detailed ultrasound examination and who use advanced devices with the latest technology can only detect 70-80% of congenital defects. However, some congenital anomalies present symptoms that cannot be seen on ultrasonography or are very difficult; some of these symptoms occur in the early or late period after birth.

4-D Ultrasound is not a detailed pregnant ultrasound. It is mostly done for parents to see what the baby looks like.

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Md. Rengin TürkgülerMd. Rengin TURKGULERInterventional Radiologist
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