+ Site Statistics
+ Search Articles
+ PDF Full Text Service
How our service works
Request PDF Full Text
+ Follow Us
Follow on Facebook
Follow on Twitter
Follow on LinkedIn
+ Subscribe to Site Feeds
Most Shared
PDF Full Text
+ Translate
+ Recently Requested

Screening spinal ultrasound in newborns with neural tube defects



Screening spinal ultrasound in newborns with neural tube defects



Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine 9(6): 339-343



Twenty-six newborns with spina bifida had complete spinal ultrasound (US) prior to initial surgical repair of the neural tube defects. Associated anomalies were found on screening US in seven infants and included diastematomyelia (two cases), hydromyelia (two cases), and dural fat deposits (three cases). Initial surgical therapy was altered in one infant with diastematomyelia. Four closed simple meningoceles showed no internal neural elements on US and none were found at surgery.

Please choose payment method:






(PDF emailed within 0-6 h: $19.90)

Accession: 041313284

Download citation: RISBibTeXText

PMID: 2192083

DOI: 10.7863/jum.1990.9.6.339


Related references

Screening and diagnosis of fetal neural tube defects, abdominal wall defects and Down's syndrome. With special reference to biochemical and ultrasound screening in the second trimester of pregnancy and to early amniocentesis. Danish Medical Bulletin 48(3): 127-145, 2001

Maternal serum alpha fetoprotein screening for neural tube defects report of a combined study in germany and short overview on screening in populations with low birth prevalence of neural tube defects. Human Genetics 69(1): 47-61, 1985

Screening for neural tube defects in high risk families using ultrasound alone. Journal of Medical Genetics 27(10): 650, 1990

Ultrasound as a screening test for neural tube defects (and other important anomalies). Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology 4(4): 265-268, 1994

Evaluation of population-based antenatal screening for neural tube defects by ultrasound only. Teratology 51(3): 199, 1995

Should ultrasound be used to estimate gestational age in the screening and antenatal diagnosis of open neural tube defects?. Lancet 2(8196): 690, 1980

Investigation of ultrasound screening efficiency for neural tube defects during pregnancy in rural areas of China. Public Health 125(9): 639-644, 2011

Ongoing evaluation of neural tube defects Impact of maternal serum screening and ultrasound A Canadian experience. American Journal of Human Genetics 55(3 Suppl. ): A379, 1994

Effect of estimating gestational age by ultrasound cephalometry on the specificity of alpha-fetoprotein screening for open neural-tube defects. British Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology 89(12): 1050-1053, 1982

B Cell-Intrinsic Role for IRF5 in TLR9/BCR-Induced Human B Cell Activation, Proliferation, and Plasmablast Differentiation. Frontiers in Immunology 8: 1938, 2017

The sensitivity of ultrasound and serum alpha-fetoprotein in population-based antenatal screening for neural tube defects, South Australia 1986-1991. British Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology 102(5): 370-376, 1995

Neural tube defects in newborns. Neurosciences 7(2): 112-114, 2002

The lymphocyte subpopulations of the newborns with neural tube defects. Clinical Research 42(2): 260A, 1994