By Sam N. Hassani M.D. (auth.)
by Dr. Donald L. King The previous decade has visible the ascent of ultrasonography to a preeminent place as a diagnostic imaging modality for obstetrics and gynecology. it may be said with no qualification that sleek obstetrics and gynecology can't be practiced with no using diagnostic ultrasound, and specifically, using ultrasonogra phy. Ultrasonography fast and correctly offers specific, excessive answer pictures of the pelvic organs and gravid uterus. the standard and volume of diagnostic details received via extremely sonography a ways exceeds whatever formerly on hand and has had a innovative effect at the administration of sufferers. excessive solution static photographs allow the intrauterine prognosis of fetal development retardation and fetal abnormalities. as well as tradi tional pictures, more moderen dynamic imaging concepts enable observa tion of fetal movement, cardiac pulsation, and breathing efforts. using ultrasonography for assistance has enormously augmented the protection and software of amniocentesis. one of many nice virtues of diagnostic ultrasound has been its obvious defense. at the moment strength degrees, diagnostic ultrasound seems to be with none injurious influence. even if all of the availa ble proof means that it's a very secure modality and that the ease to danger ratio is especially excessive, the particular protection margin for its use Vll as but continues to be unknown. hence, practitioners are recommended to restrict its use in basic terms to these events within which real medical indica tions exist and actual gain to the sufferer is probably going to result.