Obstetric Ultrasound

Welcome! This community focuses on all aspects of obstetric ultrasound.

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Online Lectures

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Nonfetal Obstetrics: Placenta, Membranes, and Cervix
NEW! Fetal Ultrasound and Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Collision Course or Superhighway?
NEW! Noninvasive Prenatal Testing: What It Can and Cannot Do
NEW! Obstetric Film Panel: Interesting Prenatal Cases With Neonatal Follow-up
NEW! Obstetric Ultrasound: General, New Techniques, and Multiple Gestations
NEW! Abnormal Hearts
NEW! Acute Maternal Diseases in Pregnancy
NEW! Basic Approach
NEW! Basics of Ultrasound Workflow: Protocol Design, Quality Control, and Efficiency
NEW! Biometry
NEW! Cardiac Screening
NEW! Contrast Transvaginal Sonography
NEW! First Trimester Fetal Cardiovascular
NEW! First Trimester, Abnormal
NEW! First Trimester, Normal
NEW! From Common to Complex: Ultrasound and Management of Pregnancies
NEW! General Review of Most Common Fetal Anomalies
NEW! Historical/Technical Background
NEW! Knobology and Physics
NEW! Normal Anatomy
NEW! Ovarian Mass Evaluation: Scoring System and Trials
NEW! Ovarian Torsion/Acute Pelvic Pain
NEW! Placenta Accreta
NEW! Placenta, Amniotic Fluid
NEW! The Cervix
NEW! Three-Dimensional Color Doppler Sonography
NEW! Umbilical Cord: What You Must Know
Basic Cardiac Screening
Cardiac Unknowns
Gynecologic Sonography in the Infertility Patient
Wheel of Fortune: Proper Obstetric/Gynecologic Ultrasound Coding
3-Dimensional Ultrasound in Obstetrics: How to Use It Diagnostically
Doppler Ultrasound of the Fetus
First- Versus Second-Trimester Fetal Anatomy Survey
Guided Tour of the Fetal Heart: Step by Step
Multiple Gestations

Educational Events

39th Annual Advanced Ultrasound Seminar: Ob/Gyn • February 18-20, 2016 • Lake Buena Vista, FL
2016 AIUM Annual Convention • March 17-21, 2016 • New York, NY


Transient and Controversial Findings Seen During Fetal Ultrasounds - What They Mean and What to Do About Them
Diagnosis of Placental Adherence Disorders 2015: Ultrasound, MRI or Both?
Detecting Abnormalities of the Fetal Face
First Trimester Anatomy Scan
Using Ultrasound to Refine your Diagnosis of PUL and Ectopic Pregnancy
Cesarean Scar Pregnancies
The Research is Done. Now, How Do I Write and Submit the Manuscript?
AIUM/SDMS Webinar: An Evidence-based Approach to the Short Cervix: Tips and Techniques
Basic Guidelines for Performing the Obstetrical Ultrasound Exam

Video Programs for CME

Advanced Fetal Echocardiographic Techniques
Everything You Want to Know About First-Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound
Multiple Gestations
Nonfetal Obstetrics: Placenta, Membranes, and Cervix
Practice Guideline for the Performance of Fetal Echocardiography: Step-by-Step Video Tutorial for Performing Individual Examinations
Pregnancies in Unusual Places
The Fetus: Top Five "Do-Not-Miss" Diagnoses
Vaginal Bleeding in the First Trimester

Educational Programs

Ultrasound Lecture Series: Obstetrics and Gynecology

Journal CME Self-Study Tests

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Journal Articles

Obstetric Ultrasound


AIUM Consensus Report on Potential Bioeffects of Diagnostic Ultrasound

How to Interpret the Ultrasound Output Display Standard for Higher Acoustic Output Diagnostic Ultrasound Devices: Version 2

Medical Ultrasound Safety, Third Edition

Recommended Ultrasound Terminology, Third Edition

Routine Quality Assurance for Diagnostic Ultrasound Equipment

Ultrasound in Obstetrics & Gynecology: A Practical Approach (Courtesy of Alfred Abuhamad, MD)


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