*  Rev. Bras. Ginecol. Obstet. - vol.24 issue3
Nuchal Translucency Measurement in the Screening of Chromosomal Abnormalities. Murta, Carlos Geraldo Viana; Fran├ža, Luiz ...
  http://www.scielo.br/scielo.php?script=sci_issuetoc&pid=0100-720320020003&lng=en&nrm=iso
*  Nuchal translucency | HubPages
TO SEE THE LATEST POSTINGS OF MEDICAL STUDIES ON NUCHAL TRANSLUCENCY**) A measurement is taken of the fluid behind the baby's ... She then told us this thick nuchal could also possibly be a sign of a chromosomal abnormality, heart defect, or 'structural ... While the Ultrascreen (nuchal translucency measurement plus blood test of the mother for certain markers and hormone levels) is ... NT AND WHAT DOCTORS STILL DON'T UNDERSTAND: This study states upfront: The ultrasonographic measurement of nuchal translucency ...
  https://hubpages.com/health/nuchal
*  Browse POEMs - Essential Evidence Plus
... measurement of nuchal translucency an appropriate a screening strategy for trisomy 21 and other chromosomal abnormalities? ... Late 1st trimester nuchal translucensy can r/o trisomy 21 LOE 1c. POEMs research summaries, 24-Jan-2003 Is ultrasonographic ... Can late in utero exposure to selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors cause neonatal behavioral abnormalities? ...
  http://www.essentialevidenceplus.com/content/poems?page=138&results=20&sort=title%20asc&class=none
*  Improving the effectiveness of routine prenatal screening for major congenital heart defects | Heart
A chromosomal abnormality was diagnosed because of increased nuchal translucency measurement in 32, because of multiple markers ... Women with fetal nuchal translucency measurements above the 99th centile were also referred for early fetal echocardiography at ... Of all patients undergoing nuchal translucency screening, 34 had major CHD, nine with increased nuchal translucency (26.5%). ... Participants and methods: 9277 women booked at a single institution (80% had first trimester nuchal translucency measurement) ...
  http://heart.bmj.com/content/88/4/387.full
*  Antenatal Testing facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about Antenatal Testing
Called nuchal translucency, the measurement tends to be larger in fetuses with genetic abnormalities such as Down syndrome , ... A particular neck measurement combined with maternal age as an indicator (e.g. the incidence of the disorder increases in ... Ultrasonography is often used to diagnose fetal abnormalities, gallstones, heart defects, and tumors. Also called ultrasound ... The cells are then analyzed in a laboratory for the presence of genetic abnormalities. ...
  https://www.encyclopedia.com/medicine/divisions-diagnostics-and-procedures/medicine/antenatal-testing
*  Fetal nuchal translucency and prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassaemia.
In order to select those at highest risk of chromosomal abnormalities among young women, fetal nuchal translucency (NT) ... thickness measurement was performed in 510 fetuses to assess the chromosomal risk before chorionic villus sampling. A risk ,/=1 ... A total of three chromosomal abnormalities were detected. The NT test was positive in all three cases of chromosomopathies ... No features of major chromosomal abnormalities were reported among the newborns whose NT had resulted normal. These preliminary ...
  http://www.biomedsearch.com/nih/Fetal-nuchal-translucency-prenatal-diagnosis/10451523.html
*  Understanding Your Baby's Development in Week Seven
... nuchal translucency measurements, and others used to assess the likelihood of genetic abnormalities. ... Using these measurements, a sonographer can pinpoint a baby's age to within a few days. As the baby-to-be grows larger, these ... Careful measurements taken in the first trimester are even more accurate at predicting an embryo's age than ultrasounds ... And this early peek might reveal possible genetic abnormalities. Accurate dating is also important for the timing and ...
  https://www.parents.com/pregnancy/week-by-week/7/your-growing-baby-week-seven/?page=2
*  Prenatal Imaging Findings in Down Syndrome: Overview, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Ultrasonography
Increased nuchal translucency refers to a measurement greater than 3 mm. This finding does not mean that the fetus has a ... Structural anomalies, cardiac abnormalities, a nuchal fold 6 mm or thicker, bowel echogenicity, choroid plexus cysts (see the ... Nuchal translucency testing. A sonolucent area in the nuchal region (back of the neck) of the fetus is typically observed in ... and nuchal translucency measurement, depending on how much service providers are willing to pay, the total budget available, ...
  https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/402863-overview
*  Antenatal information
... risk or chance that the increased nuchal translucency measurement could be an indicator for the baby having a heart abnormality ... If the nuchal translucency measurement is increased, it can contribute to an increased risk of Down's syndrome and a diagnostic ... This test is used in early pregnancy when an increased nuchal translucency measurement has been found. ... and would be relevant for expectant mothers with an increased nuchal translucency measurement. ...
  https://www.lhm.org.uk/information/antenatal-information/antenatal-information/
*  First Trimester Screen - American Pregnancy Association
The First Trimester Screen is an evaluation to identify risk for specific chromosomal abnormalities, including Down Syndrome ... In addition to screening for these abnormalities, a portion of the test (known as the nuchal translucency) can assist in ... The first trimester screen combines the results from these three measurements (nuchal translucency, hCG, and PAPP-A) with ... In babies who are at an increased risk for chromosomal abnormalities, increased fluid is often found in the nuchal translucency ...
  http://americanpregnancy.org/prenatal-testing/first-trimester-screen/
*  Jr Azrul & Little Mimie: Adik Ameer Eskhandar
The large nuchal translucency measurement maybe an early indication of chromosomal abnormality for eg down syndrome or heart ... For ultrasound scan, it will involves measurement of the nuchal translucency (the fluid filled space beneath the skin behind ...
  http://jrazrullittlemimie.blogspot.com/2016/08/adik-ameer-eskhandar.html?widgetType=BlogArchive&widgetId=BlogArchive2&action=toggle&dir=open&toggle=MONTHLY-1343750400000&toggleopen=MONTHLY-1469980800000
*  Lamaze for Parents : Blogs : Prenatal Tests
For example, the nuchal translucency test uses ultrasound to measure the clear (hence, translucent) space in the tissue at the ... Doctors use this measurement to assess the baby's risk for Down's syndrome and other chromosomal abnormalities. But the ... CHORIONIC VILLUS SAMPLING (CVS) attempts to detect some birth defects by looking for chromosomal abnormalities. It is not ...
  https://www.lamaze.org/p/bl/et/blogaid=15
*  Nuchal scan - Wikipedia
... non-trisomic abnormalities may also demonstrate an enlarged nuchal transparency. This leaves the measurement of nuchal ... As nuchal translucency size increases, the chances of a chromosomal abnormality and mortality increase; 65% of the largest ... Since chromosomal abnormalities can result in impaired cardiovascular development, a nuchal translucency scan is used as a ... There are two distinct measurements - the nuchal translucency, which is measured earlier in pregnancy at the end of the first ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nuchal_scan
*  Pregnancy Anomaly Scans | Fertility & Pregnancy
... nuchal translucency, Papp-A and free beta-HCG measurement scanning of these chromosomal abnormalities with detection rate up to ... depending on the measurement nuchal translucency, chromosomal anomaly in the baby making a call, 11-14. currently the diagnosis ... Nuchal translucency, Papp-A and free beta-HCG levels, the detection rate calculated for Down syndrome when combined with close ... Maternal age, gestational age, and nuchal translucency 11-14 of gestation by combining maternal serum markers. bilateral ...
  http://fertilitypregnancy.space/pregnancy-anomaly-scans/
*  Testing for Down syndrome and other chromosome abnormalities - Patient Information Brochures - Mater Group
For triplets and more, the nuchal translucency (NT) test and measurement of the nasal bone is the preferred option. ... FTCS is performed in most local radiology practices accredited to perform the nuchal translucency scan. The nuchal translucency ... The FTCS involves an ultrasound scan of the baby at 11 to 13 weeks gestation (nuchal translucency scan) and a blood test from ... An ultrasound scan image showing the area at the back of the neck called the 'nuchal translucency' ...
  http://brochures.mater.org.au/brochures/mater-mothers-private-brisbane/pregnancy-testing-for-down-syndrome-and-other-chro
*  Obstetric ultrasonography - Wikipedia
Perhaps the most common such test uses a measurement of the nuchal translucency thickness ("NT-test", or "Nuchal Scan"). ... Some abnormalities detected by ultrasound can be addressed by medical treatment in utero or by perinatal care, though ... and surrounding structures Evaluation of the fetal nuchal fold, with consideration of fetal nuchal translucency assessment In ... The most accurate measurement for dating is the crown-rump length of the fetus, which can be done between 7 and 13 weeks of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Obstetric_ultrasonography
*  Nuchal scan | Ultrasound scans | Welcome to the Fetal Medicine Centre
... measurement of two hormones in the mothers blood and the scan findings of nuchal translucency thickness, nasal bone, blood flow ... To diagnose major fetal abnormalities. Some major abnormalities may be visible at this gestation. However it will still be ... Aims of the nuchal scan. *To date the pregnancy accurately. This is particularly relevant for women who cannot recall the date ... Nuchal scan. This scan is carried out from 11 weeks to 13 weeks and six days. The scan is usually performed transabdominally ...
  https://fetalmedicine.com/ultrasound-scans/nuchal-scan
*  The Pregnancy of Leah : Risk Assessments and Diagnostic Testing in Pregnancy
Extra fluid is an indicator for increased risk for chromosomal abnormalities. This measurement is known as nuchal translucency ... Chromosomal abnormalities include missing or extra copies of a chromosome, or abnormalities within a given chromosome. A ... For example a 30 year old woman has a 1 in 385 chance of having a baby with a chromosomal abnormality while a 40 year old woman ... The levels of all four are measured and a risk is calculated separately for chromosomal abnormalities and neural tube defects. ...
  http://thepregnancyofleah.blogspot.com/2014/01/risk-assessments-and-diagnostic-testing.html
*  Sequential Screening: Pregnancy Testing
... a sequential screening is a series of tests to check for neural tube defects and genetic abnormalities. Here's what to expect. ... Your doctor is looking for nuchal translucency. Doctors know that babies with genetic abnormalities like Down syndrome often ... A laboratory worker will analyze the results by using the PAPP-A results, plus the nuchal translucency measurements to ... This noninvasive screening isn't a definitive diagnosis, but measuring nuchal translucency can support other information from a ...
  https://www.healthline.com/health/pregnancy/sequential-screening
*  Nuchal Translucency
... increased nuchal translucency and other abnormalities, 19 of 21 cases had an abnormality of the heart or great vessels. Cardiac ... measurement of the nuchal translucency. The most likely explanation for this is attempting measurements at very early ... While an abnormal nuchal area should be referred to as "increased nuchal translucency" some reports use the term nuchal ... Increased Nuchal Translucency and Other Biochemical Markers. In the excellent review of the subject of nuchal translucency ...
  http://fetalsono.com/teachfiles/NT.lasso
*  Fetal growth in early pregnancy and risk of delivering low birth weight infant: prospective cohort study | The BMJ
We excluded women from the study if they had had previous measurement of nuchal translucency or if anencephaly was diagnosed in ... resulted in live births with chromosomal abnormalities, and 21 (2.0%) resulted in live births with congenital abnormalities. ... Measurement with ultrasound is recognised to be a more accurate method of estimating gestational age in the first trimester of ... We used ultrasound to measure fetal crown-rump length before 14 weeks (between 59 and 83 days after conception). Measurement of ...
  http://www.bmj.com/content/334/7598/836.long
*  Non-invasive Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Abnormality using Maternal Plasma DNA - PDF
15 March 2014 Non-invasive Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Abnormality using Maternal Plasma ... Non-invasive Prenatal Testing for Chromosomal Abnormality using Maternal Plasma DNA Scientific Impact Paper No. ... 6.2 Comparison with screening tests The combined test (nuchal translucency measurement with serum protein markers) has until ... UNIT 13 (OPTION) Genetic Abnormalities Unit 13 Genetic Abnormailities 1 UNIT 13 (OPTION) Genetic Abnormalities Originally ...
  http://docplayer.net/14452214-Non-invasive-prenatal-testing-for-chromosomal-abnormality-using-maternal-plasma-dna.html
*  Pertussis Vaccine in Healthy Pregnant Women - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov
i. first trimester screening (nuchal translucency measurement, pregnancy-associated plasma protein A (PAPP-A), and beta- human ... Level II ultrasound with no significant abnormalities. *No chromosomal abnormalities identified by diagnostic testing (CVS or ... Infant growth measurements (fronto-occipital circumference [FOC], length and weight). [ Time Frame: At delivery and at 2, 7 and ... Blood samples will be collected from the mother and infant, along with the baby's growth measurements. Participation for mother ...
  https://clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/show/NCT00707148?term=
*  Nuchal translucency | Radiology Case | Radiopaedia.org
... it is still associated with increased risk of structural abnormality (e.g. major cardiac defects). A more accura... ... Increased nuchal translucency (,95th percentile) is indicative of abnormal chromosomes (e.g. aneuploidy) and in the absence of ... A more accurate risk assessment can be obtained when this measurement is combined with serum markers and maternal age. ... The expected nuchal translucency (NT) is 1.54 mm (50th percentile) - the measured NT value is 84th percentile for this CRL. ...
  https://radiopaedia.org/cases/nuchal-translucency-2
*  Antenatal tests: chromosomal abnormalities | Raising Children Network
Antenatal tests help you find out if your baby has chromosomal abnormalities or conditions like spina bifida. This essential ... This is called the nuchal translucency.. Your baby might have a higher risk of chromosomal abnormalities if:. *you have certain ... CFTS combines a blood test from you with a measurement from your 12-week ultrasound scan. ... Costs of antenatal tests for chromosomal abnormalities and other conditions About antenatal tests for chromosomal abnormalities ...
  http://raisingchildren.net.au/articles/antenatal_tests_chromosomal_abnormalities.html/context/1547