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March 17, 1989

Ultrasonography inbstetrics and Gynecology

Author Affiliations

College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University New York, NY

College of Physicians and Surgeons Columbia University New York, NY

JAMA. 1989;261(11):1650-1651. doi:10.1001/jama.1989.03420110126041

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This outstanding book is a major contributionield. It has been completcom-ipletelylication of the first edition fears ago.

Tedition 5 yhave c. Twent buted 496 pages in 22 chapters and three appendixes with excellent illustrations, diagrams, tables, and plates too numerous to count. It is an authoritative text for the student, covering the field from the basics of the ultrasound examination to the subtleties of fetal anomalies. For the experienced practitioner it is a valuable reference to round out knowledge and perspective on the many complex areas of obstetric ultrasonography. Each chapter is meticulously referenced, providing easy access to the primary literature.

Several chapters go beyond the traditional subjects of sonography to inform the sonographer and sonologist of closely related areas having a major impact on their practice. These include the role, methods, and potential of genetic screening; the role of computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging in obstetrics;