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Journal of Perinatal Medicine

Official Journal of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine

Editor-in-Chief: Dudenhausen, MD, FRCOG, Joachim W.

Hrsg. v. Bancalari, Eduardo / Chappelle, Joseph / Chervenak, Frank A. / D'Addario , Vincenzo / Genc, Mehmet R. / Greenough, Anne / Grunebaum, Amos / Konje, Justin C. / Kurjak M.D., Asim / Romero, Roberto / Zalud, MD PhD, Ivica


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Band 33, Heft 5

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The midsagittal view of the fetal brain: a useful landmark in recognizing the cause of fetal cerebral ventriculomegaly

Vincenzo D'Addario
  • Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical School, Bari, Italy
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/ Vincenzo Pinto
  • Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical School, Bari, Italy
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/ Luca Di Cagno
  • Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Medical School, Bari, Italy
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/ Armando Pintucci
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Online erschienen: 13.09.2005 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/JPM.2005.075

Abstract

Aim: To evaluate the positive predictive value of the midsagittal view of the fetal brain in recognizing the cause of ventriculomegaly diagnosed with traditional axial scan.

Methods: Fifty-eight pregnant women, referred to our Center following a generic diagnosis of ventriculomegaly have been evaluated: 38 had marked and 20 had borderline ventriculomegaly. The fetal brain was scanned by the midsagittal view using a transabdominal probe in fetuses in breech presentation or transverse lie and a transvaginal probe in fetuses in cephalic presentation. The possible cause of ventriculomegaly was postulated by combining the findings of the corpus callosum/cavum septi pellucidi complex with those of the posterior fossa. The prenatal diagnoses were compared with the anatomical specimens of aborted fetuses or with postnatal neuroimaging.

Results: The prenatal diagnoses were confirmed in 54/58 cases (PPV 93.1%). In the marked ventriculomegaly group, one case of partial agenesis of the corpus callosum was mistaken for a complete agenesis. In the group of borderline ventriculomegaly, two cases of partial agenesis of the corpus callosum were confused with a complete agenesis, while one case of suspected isolated ventriculomegaly was diagnosed after birth as partial agenesis of the corpus callosum.

Conclusions: The sagittal scan of the fetal brain is a useful source of information and allows the contemporary view of both corpus callosum and posterior fossa, where various typical sonographic findings are present in ventriculomegaly.

Keywords: Chiari II malformation; corpus callosum; Dandy-Walker complex; fetus; hydrocephalus; prenatal diagnosis; ultrasound; ventriculomegaly

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Corresponding author: Prof. Vincenzo D'Addario Fetal Medicine Unit Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology Ospedale Policlinico Piazza G. Cesare 70124 Bari, Italy Tel.: +390805478931 Fax: +390805478928


Erhalten: April 12, 2005

Angenommen: June 9, 2005

Online erschienen: 13.09.2005

Erschienen im Druck: 01.10.2005


Quellenangabe: Journal of Perinatal Medicine, Band 33, Heft 5, Seiten 423–427, ISSN (Online) 1619-3997, ISSN (Print) 0300-5577, DOI: https://doi.org/10.1515/JPM.2005.075.

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