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Prenatal Genetic Screening and Diagnosis

Ahmed M. Ezzat, MD, MRCOG, FRCS(C), FACOG

This is a presentation of the Perinatal Ground Rounds held on November 3, 2006 at Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

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  1. Introduction and discussion of invasive testing for prenatal diagnosis of genetic abnormality. [ Watch video ]
  2. Review of screening methods. [ Watch video ]
  3. Screening for Trisomy 21 in ultrasonography. [ Watch video ]
  4. Techniques of screening and detection. [ Watch video ]
  5. Criteria for ultrasound assessment [ Watch video ] of nuchal translucency. [ Watch video ]
  6. Nasal bone detection in ultrasonography. [ Watch video ]
  7. Quality Control in Nuchal Translucency measurement. [ Watch video ]
  8. Maternal acceptance of prenatal genetic screening. [ Watch video ]
  9. Studies on prenatal genetic screening. [ Watch video 1 | Watch video 2 ]
  10. Summary [ Watch video ]
  11. Q & A's [ Watch video ]