Anomaly Scan

Anomaly Scan Essentials

  • Time of scan: 18 – 22 weeks of pregnancy (can be up to 24 weeks).
  • Number of fetuses.
  • Visualization of the fetal lie and presentation at time of scan.
  • Confirmation of fetal viability and measurement of fetal heart rate.
  • Assessment of growth parameters and fetal weight using fetal biometry and growth curves.
  • Confirmation of absence of  somatic, visceral and morphologic defects.
  • Detection of  detectable congenital anomalies.
  • Detection of placental location thickness and distance from internal os.
  • Assessment of amniotic fluid.
  • Confirmation of fetal sex
  • Route of ultrasound scan: Transabdominal.

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