Ultrasound Imaging and Doppler Studies of the Placenta

Methodius G. Tuuli, Anthony O. Odibo

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Placenta
Subtitle of host publicationFrom Development to Disease
PublisherWiley Blackwell
Number of pages9
ISBN (Print)9781444333664
StatePublished - Mar 21 2011


  • 3D and power Doppler imaging
  • Battledore placenta - umbilical cord, inserting within 2 cm of placental edge
  • Circumvallate placenta - attachment of fetal membranes to fetal surface of placenta
  • Definitions of placenta parameters
  • Imaging of placenta - integral part of standard obstetric ultrasound examination
  • PQ, ratio of placental volume to fetal crown-rump length - in first trimester
  • Two-dimensional (2D) real time gray scale ultrasound - modality of placental imaging
  • Ultrasound imaging - and Doppler studies of placenta
  • Umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry
  • Vasa previa - prenatal diagnosis of vasa previa, being crucial

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