A viable secondary intra-abdominal pregnancy resulting from rupture of uterine scar: role of MRI

Teng, H.C.; Kumar, G.; Ramli, N.M. (2007) A viable secondary intra-abdominal pregnancy resulting from rupture of uterine scar: role of MRI. The British Journal of Radiology, 80 (955). e134-6. ISSN 1748-880X

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Abstract

Pre-natal diagnosis of intra-abdominal pregnancy is difficult. Ultrasound has been the frontline modality to date; however, it gives a diagnostic error of 50-90% and its use is disappointing. In recent years, MRI has emerged as an appealing imaging modality. With its good soft tissue contrast and non-ionizing property, it acts as a means of definitive non-invasive assessment before surgical intervention when ultrasound is inconclusive.

Item Type: Article
Creators:
  1. Teng, H.C.
  2. Kumar, G.
  3. Ramli, N.M.
Journal or Publication Title: The British Journal of Radiology
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adult; Cesarean Section
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine
Depositing User: Mr. Faizal Hamzah
Date Deposited: 16 Apr 2011 09:17
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2014 14:24
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/709

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