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BOCA RATON, FLA. -- Three-dimensional ultrasound examinations of fetal anomalies can reveal additional information that pinpoints diagnosis and guides patient management. Dr. Luis Izquierdo reported at the annual meeting of the South Atlantic Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.
The 3-D scans are especially helpful in diagnosing facial tumors and anomalies of the extremities, and studies have shown that 3-D scans are also performed more quickly and are vastly easier to interpret than traditional 2-D scans, he said.
"I'm here to let you know that ultrasound is not dead," said Dr. Izquierdo, director of the women's ultrasound unit at the University …