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Imaging innovations astound: 3D ultrasound provides clearest view yet of developing fetus
Chicago Tribune ^ | 10/28/01 | Sally Squires

Posted on 10/28/2001 9:08:45 AM PST by madprof98

Edited on 09/03/2002 4:49:29 AM PDT by Jim Robinson. [history]

The images are irresistible, and there's no mistaking what they show: sharp renderings of a sleeping baby's face--except in this case it's not a newborn but a fetus.

Three-dimensional ultrasound is one of the latest technological additions to the obstetrician's office, and it's winning fans as parents-to-be clamor to picture their offspring in utero.

"Patients love it," said Delores Pretorius, a professor of radiology at the University of California at San Diego and a pioneer in the technology.


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