Clinical estimation of amniotic fluid volume is an important part of fetal assessment
as variation in its amount has been related to a variety of pregnancy complications.
Particularly interesting are articles on the neonate and maternal medical complications, fetal assessment
in the patient with medical complications, and the effects of ionizing and non-ionizing radiation and electromagnetic fields.
The addition of fetal oximetry monitoring to conventional fetal heart rate monitoring improves the accuracy of fetal assessment
and permits the safe reduction in the number of cesarean sections for nonreassuring fetal status without causing injury to mother or child," said Dr.
The new Fetal Assessment
Application includes syngo([R]) Auto OB measurements and Advanced fourSight[TM] technology providing broad 3D/4D acquisition, rendering, and post-processing functionality such as multi-slice and thick-slice imaging, curved multi-planar reconstruction (MPR), as well as Amnioscopic Rendering, an innovative surface rendering technique.
Alfirevic Z, Devane D, Gyte GM 2006, Continuous Cardiotocography (CTG) as a form of electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) for fetal assessment
Detailed background and best practice advice is offered in 41 chapters discussing topics that include: genetics, alternative therapies, violence, reproductive system concerns, contraception and abortion, maternal and fetal nutrition, fetal assessment
during labor, postpartum physiology, nursing care of newborns, complications of pregnancy, acquired and other problems of the newborn, and grief over the loss of a newborn.
Initial applications include gynecology, obstetrics and abdominal imaging to augment routine bimanual pelvic exams, assess pelvic pain or abnormal bleeding and aid in basic fetal assessment