Search for dissertations about: "Nuchal translucency"

Found 3 swedish dissertations containing the words Nuchal translucency.

  1. 1. Women's Experiences of Fetal Screening for Down's Syndrome by Means of an Early Ultrasound Examination

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet

    Author : Susanne Georgsson Öhman; Sophiahemmet Högskola.; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH AREAS Caring sciences Nursing; TVÄRVETENSKAPLIGA FORSKNINGSOMRÅDEN Vårdvetenskap Omvårdnad; Fetal ultrasound screening; Nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; Worry; Depressive symptoms; False positive results; Women s reactions; Risk information; Fetal ultrasound screening; nuchal translucency; Down s syndrome; worry; depressive symptoms; false positive results; women s reactions; risk information;

    Abstract : The general aim of this thesis was to explore women's reactions to and experiences of fetal screening for Down's syndrome PS) by means of an ultrasound examination, including measurement of fetal nuchal translucency (NT). The effect of this screening on maternal worry about the baby's health was investigated, as well as reactions to a false positive test and interpretation of information about riskAlso, an instrument measuring worry during pregnancy, the Cambridge Worry Scale, was translated into Swedish and tested on a sample of pregnant women. READ MORE

  2. 2. 12-14 week scan with emphasis on risk assessment for fetal structural malformations and fetal loss

    University dissertation from Department of Clinical Sciences, Lund University

    Author : Maria-Dorothea Westin; [2007]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Obstetrik; gynekologi; andrologi; reproduktion; sexualitet; reproduction; sexuality; Obstetrics; gynaecology; andrology; Miscarriage; Malformation; Congenital cardiac defect; Nuchal translucency; Prenatal diagnosis; Medicin människa och djur ; Medicine human and vertebrates ; Risk assessment;

    Abstract : The aim was to evaluate first trimester nuchal translucency (NT) measurement for detection and risk assessment of fetal malformations and fetal loss. 39 572 pregnant women were randomised to either a routine ultrasound scan at 12-14 weeks including NT measurement or to a routine scan at 18-20 weeks. READ MORE

  3. 3. Prenatal diagnosis in routine antenatal care : A randomised controlled trial

    University dissertation from Stockholm : Karolinska Institutet, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm Söder Hospital

    Author : Sissel Saltvedt; Karolinska Institutet.; Karolinska Institutet.; [2005]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Ultrasound; fetal ultrasonography; Down s syndrome; chromosomal disorder; nuchal translucency; genetic screening; prenatal diagnosis; abnormalities; gestational age; in vitro fertilization; fetometry; dating formulas; false positive reactions; anxiety;

    Abstract : Nuchal translucency (NT) measurement combined with maternal age has been shown to identify women at an increased risk of carrying a fetus with Down's syndrome (DS) more accurately than does maternal age alone. The aim of this study was to evaluate more widely the effects of two different strategies for prenatal diagnosis. READ MORE