Volume 7, Issue 4, December 2019, Page: 81-90
The Role of 3D & 4D Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Fetal Head and Neck Congenital Anomalies
Mohamed Salah Elfeshawy, Radiodiagnosis Department, Faculty of Medicine (For Boys), Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Wafik Ebrahim Aly, Radiodiagnosis Department, Faculty of Medicine (For Boys), Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Mahmoud Abouzeid Abouzeid, Radiodiagnosis Department, Faculty of Medicine (For Boys), Al-Azhar University, Cairo, Egypt
Received: Oct. 25, 2019;       Accepted: Nov. 20, 2019;       Published: Nov. 26, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijmi.20190704.11      View  310      Downloads  80
Abstract
The amazing tecnology of 3D imaging enables the examination of the fetal central nervous system simultaneously in the three orthogonal planes, better defining the spatial relationship of CNS structures and malformations. The multiplanar mode is utilized to navigate through the volume, observing information on a particular structure in each of the three symmetrical planes. The aim of this stuyd is to evaluate the role of 3D/4D ultrasound in assessment of fetal head and neck congenital anomalies. This is prospective study including thirty pregnant females during the second trimester of pregnancy with 2D suggestion of fetal head and neck congenital anomalies. 42 anomalies were detected from examination of thirty pregnant females. In addition, a higher incidence of face and neck anomalies over CNS anomalies was noted. (57.2% versus 42.8%). We concluded that 2D US remains the gold standard in assessment of fetal anomalies and 3D/4D US, along these lines, isn't a screening system however an aide to 2D US for those embryos in whom anomalies are as of now decided or associated on the premise with standard sonography.
Keywords
3D and 4D Ultrasound, Congenital Anomalies, Head and Neck
To cite this article
Mohamed Salah Elfeshawy, Wafik Ebrahim Aly, Mahmoud Abouzeid Abouzeid, The Role of 3D & 4D Ultrasonography in Diagnosis of Fetal Head and Neck Congenital Anomalies, International Journal of Medical Imaging. Vol. 7, No. 4, 2019, pp. 81-90. doi: 10.11648/j.ijmi.20190704.11
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