This book provides assistance in preparing for and conducting screening or diagnostic ultrasound examinations of the fetal brain in all stages of pregnancy. Readers are provided with: abundantly illustrated descriptions of studies conducted on normal brain structures using all conventional and 3D/4D ultrasound techniques; a detailed description of the main structures of the brain; photographs of fetal pathology specimens that may be used to compare the results of imaging techniques with the anatomical reality; and practical advice and technical tips. The second part of this book presents a clear and informative overview of fetal brain pathologies, combining a wealth of detailed images and precise descriptions.
- This book is extremely instructive and is one of the few presenting all the ultrasonographic aspects of the normal and pathological fetal brain
- It will help readers select the most appropriate images for a precise diagnosis
- Competitor books deal above all with MRI aspects
First Part: The Normal Brain.- Brief Review of Embryology.- Ultrasound Images of the Normal Brain.- Detailed Study of Certain Brain Structures.- Brain Biometrics.- Tips And Traps: Choosing the Right Route of Approach, Transvaginal Approach, Moving the Fetus, 3D Ultrasound.- Second Part: The Pathological Brain.- First Trimester Pathologies.- Second and Third Trimester Pathologies.- Third Part: Biometric Tables.- Conclusion.