Ultrasound is, arguably, the most commonly used diagnostic procedure in obstetrics. It is convenient, painless, yields immediate, extensive results, and is widely considered to be safe. Some but not all benefits described in the literature have been validated by evidence-based analysis, such as pregnancy dating. Others are considered clinically useful, although objective evidence may be less strong. As is the case with almost any medical procedure, however, its performance carries some risks: misdiagnosis on the one hand and possible undesired effects on the other. The general belief exists that diagnostic ultrasound DUS does not pose any risk to the pregnant patient nor to her fetus.
20 Secrets Your Gynecologist Won't Tell You
OB/GYN | Women's Care | CHI Saint Joseph Health
They're ubiquitous. Men get them, sometimes when they want, sometimes when they don't. Like at the DMV. Or in church. Or when your coworker is in the middle of delivering a presentation to the rest of the team.
Reproductive safety of treatments for women with bipolar disorder
That initial glimpse at your baby-to-be is unforgettable. Getting that initial glimpse of your baby on an ultrasound machine is one of the most exciting moments of pregnancy. Yet many parents-to-be are filled with questions about the first pregnancy ultrasound: When should I get the exam? Will it hurt? What are doctors looking for?
Have a cookie Expatica uses technology such as cookies and scripts to personalize content and ads, provide social media features, and analyze our traffic. You can of course change your mind and withdraw your consent at any time, by returning to this site after clearing the cookies on your computer or device. This site uses functional cookies and external scripts to improve your experience. Which cookies and scripts are used and how they impact your visit is specified on the left.