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Jacques  Abramowicz, MD
Obstetrical Ultrasound – Is all this safe for the fetus?
Jacques Abramowicz, MD
06/11/2012 | Time : 28 min
About This Lecture:

Topics mentioned in this video : Title, Risk, Image , Risk evaluation, Precautionary principle (PP), John Snow, UK 1842, Quote, TI/MI, Why do we speak about bioeffects?, What is the rate of exposure to ultrasound?, Should the practitioner worry?, Yes, really why even speak about it?, Graph, Mechanical effects, So, ultrasound going through living tissues causes effects, FDA mandated, Thermal index (TI), Mechanical index (MI), Manufacturers must display TI and MI on screen, AIUM article, About 25% of end-users know what TI and MI stand for and indicate, Heat is teratological, But how hot can it get?, Maximum recommended exposure times for embryo/fetus, So what , Chart, Output is mode dependent, Is early pregnancy worse?, Full bladder, Fetus susceptibility, Fetal development chart, Critical periods of development, Cited editorial, First trimester sonography, Is Doppler worse?, Doppler of the ductus venosus, The publishing of papers on 1st trimester Doppler, Research on the fetus using Doppler, Cited literature, Sonographic images, Can we calculate how much energy is applied to the fetus?, Let’s assume 2 minutes each to obtain the BPD, HC, AC, FL, Quote, Fetal Doppler: how to keep it safe?, Chart , Statements, AIUM statement, The potential impact …, Our “friends” …, So?, Thank you

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Keywords : AIUM, ALARA, American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine, as low as reasonably achievable, BMUS, British Medical Ultrasound, cavitation, FDA, fetal ultrasound, Food and Drug Administration, International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology, ISUOG, mechanical energy, mechanical index, MI, obstetrical ultrasound, ODS, output display standard, precautionary principle, risk-benefit ratio, Society, thermal energy, thermal index, TI, ultrasound bioeffects, ultrasound side effects, WFUMB, World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology

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