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J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2015;28(15):1856-63. doi: 10.3109/14767058.2014.971745. Epub 2014 Nov 4.

Role of ultrasound in the management of diabetes in pregnancy.

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a Weill Cornell Medical College, Fetal Medicine Centre , Doha , Qatar .

Abstract

The purpose of this review is to discuss the established role of ultrasound (US) in the management of pregnancy complicated by diabetes mellitus (DM), as well as new developments with regard to the use of US in this situation. We choose to explore the role of US in pregnancy complicated by DM in three areas: (1) Role of US in estimation of fetal weight. (2) Role of US in diagnosis of congenital malformation. (3) Role of US in monitoring diabetic pregnant patients.

KEYWORDS:

Diabetes mellitus; pregnancy; ultrasound

PMID:
25367382
DOI:
10.3109/14767058.2014.971745
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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