Fetal Nasal Bone Hypoplasia in the Second Trimester: Comparison of Diagnostic Methods for Predicting Trisomy 21 (Down Syndrome)


Has R., AKEL E. G., Kalelioglu I. H., Dural O., Yasa C., Esmer A. C., ...More

JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND, vol.44, no.2, pp.106-112, 2016 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 44 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/jcu.22277
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF CLINICAL ULTRASOUND
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.106-112
  • Keywords: obstetrics, nasal bone measurement, second trimester, Down syndrome, trisomy 21, ultrasonography, FETUSES, LENGTH, GESTATION, ABSENT
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose. The aim of this prospective observational study was to identify the best method for use in diagnosing fetal nasal bone (NB) hypoplasia in the second trimester as a means of predicting trisomy 21 (Down syndrome).