n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Will recent advances in feto maternal medicine affect future care? : editorial
|Article Title||Will recent advances in feto maternal medicine affect future care? : editorial|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Affiliations||1 University of KwaZulu-Natal and 2 University of KwaZulu-Natal|
|Publication Date||Aug 2011|
|Pages||1 - 3|
Advances in ultrasound technology has enabled clinicians not only to visualize their second patient the 'fetus' clearly, but has also assisted the sub specialty of fetal medicine to expand and undertake ambitious and intricate interventions on the fetus in utero. Also the improvement in the quality of the ultrasound machines available at present, has assisted the specialist to perform a detailed and intricate assessment of the fetus at 11-13 weeks and beyond, which no doubt will alter the manner in which we manage the fetus and the pregnant mother, as demonstrated in our case presentation in this edition of the O&G forum.
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