Ultrasound examination of the fetus to detect congenital defects and some chromosomal disorders
SPECIALIZED ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION OF THE FETUS IN WEEK 20 OF PREGNANCY INCLUDING DETAILED ULTRASOUND EXAMINATION OF THE FETAL HEART (FETAL ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY)
It is an important ultrasound examination in pregnancy. This specialized examination is performed at the Centre for Medical Genetics Ltd. in the second trimester of pregnancy (between weeks 19 and 21 of pregnancy). It aims to demonstrate serious congenital defects in the fetus and the whole fetal egg – physique, size, abnormalities of most of the internal organs, cleft defects of the fetus are closely monitored during the examination. We give a systematic and detailed focus to the whole fetus and, in particular, to serious heart defects of the fetus (prenatal echocardiography).
At our centre of prenatal diagnosis and medical genetics, we use ultrasonic instruments of the top category: 3 up-to-date instruments GENERAL ELECTRIC VOLUSON E10 BT and one ultrasonic instrument GENERAL ELECTRIC VOLUSON E8 Expert.
Examination at the patient’s request – price: CZK 1,200
- the price for examination includes two black and white photographs of the fetus
In certain cases, the examination is covered by health insurance (if necessary, the examination is indicated by the attending gynaecologist):
- Positive or atypical screening, suspected congenital defect in the fetus, the occurrence of hereditary disease in the family history, congenital defect in a previous pregnancy, presence of structural chromosomal aberration (defect) in one of the parents, the use of teratogenic drugs in pregnancy or influence of other teratogens, confusing ultrasound image, gemini