Significance of the umbilical cord: the umbilical cord can be aptly termed the life line for the fetus during its intrauterine life but can often be the cause for its misery in case of cord pathology.
Joe Antony, MD
What are echogenic intracardiac foci (EIF)? EIF are small, echogenic lesions seen (on sonography) inside the left or right ventricles of the fetal heart within the papillary muscles or chordae tendinae. These lesions are not attached to the wall of the ventricles.
Mother is sure of LMP 17th Nov/98 ( EDD = 24/8/99). On ultrasound scan (17/7/99) the average gestational age is only 31 weeks, ie the ultrasound derived EDD=18/9/99.
Sending you an image of placenta, in late pregnancy (3rd trimester). I think it is low lying. Question is: can it be called mild previa?
After delivery, there may be partial or complete retention of parts of the placenta or other decidual tissues within the uterus. This condition is termed “retained products of conception” (RPOC).
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In this article month’s blog I’ll discuss one of the various uterine causes of infertility, focusing specifically on a condition in which the uterus is congenitally very small in size—the hypoplastic uterus.
Infertility is the inability to conceive despite frequent and unprotected intercourse between a man and his female partner for at least 1 year.