Window of Opportunity: The Potential Payoff of Early Fetal Ultrasound

Perinatologist and medical geneticist Mary E. Norton, MD, discusses the value – and clarifies the limitations – of fetal ultrasound as early as 11 weeks. Illustrating her talk with both normal and abnormal images, she explains which structures are assessed, which defects may be detected and how this knowledge benefits patients. Includes a list of indications for first trimester ultrasound.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Mary Norton, MD

Mary Norton, MD

Perinatologist and medical geneticist

Mary E. Norton is a perinatologist and clinical geneticist at UCSF Medical Center's Prenatal Diagnostic Center. She primarily cares for pregnant women who have a fetus with a birth defect or genetic disorder or are at risk for such a condition.

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