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

Posted On: August 1, 2019 By Nathan D. Fox, MD

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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What You Should Know About Fetal Echocardiogram

Posted On: February 8, 2019 By Jennifer Lam-Rachlin, MD

Congenital heart diseases (CHDs) are the most common congenital anomalies with reported incidence of up to 75 per 1000 live births.  Approximately half or more of the CHDs are minor and are easily corrected by surgery; however, the remainder accounting for over half of the deaths from congenital abnormalities in childhood.  The reported incidence of

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What is Maternal-Fetal Medicine?

Posted On: October 11, 2018 By CIW

If you have ever heard the term “maternal-fetal medicine specialist”, you may have asked yourself “what exactly do those specialists do?” In short, maternal-fetal medicine specialists take care of complicated pregnancies, which can encompass many things. Their duties may include: Regular prenatal care for women with high-risk pregnancies. Helping to manage a mother’s existing health

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Doctor Spotlight: Meet Dr. Ana Monteagudo

Posted On: By CIW

Dr. Monteagudo has been working at Carnegie Imaging since 2015. Prior to joining Carnegie imaging, she spent 18 years at New York University School of Medicine. She grew up in the New York area and went to medical school in the Bronx at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Her fellowship in maternal-fetal medicine was completed

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Testing for Fetal Abnormality

Posted On: September 27, 2018 By CIW

Over the past several years, the ability to test for genetic fetal abnormalities has increased exponentially. In the past, women who were under the age of 35 were often told that they were low risk and that there was nothing they could do, while women 35 years and older were told that they needed to

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