Association Between First-Trimester Subchorionic Hematomas and Pregnancy Loss in Singleton Pregnancies

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Subchorionic hematomas, or subchorionic hemorrhages, are common ultrasound findings in early pregnancy.   However, their significance is uncertain.  Some believe they increase the risk of many pregnancy complications, including pregnancy loss / miscarriage.  In this study of almost 3000 women, we found that Subchorionic hematoma does not increase the risk of pregnancy loss prior to 20

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“At Your Cervix”: Screening & Treatment of a Shortened Cervix during Pregnancy

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Balancing clinical care that is evidence-based with interventions to improve outcome and avoid harmful interventions is truly challenging when the finding of a shortened cervix on transvaginal ultrasound evaluation is noted (i.e. Defined ≤ 25 mm). It is possible to counsel and treat women using the best data available combined with clinical experience regarding utilization

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What You Should Know About CCAM and BPS

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(Congenital Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation (CCAM) and Bronchopulmonary Sequestration (BPS)) During routine ultrasound evaluating the fetal anatomy, occasionally a fetus is found to have an abnormal growth (mass) in the lungs.  Fortunately, most of the time the prognosis is excellent.  The two most common types of fetal lung masses are called CCAM and BPS. Congenital Cystic

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