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MRI for definitive in utero diagnosis of cleft palate: a useful adjunct to antenatal care?

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OBJECTIVE: To assess the use of fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in obtaining a definitive prenatal diagnosis of cleft palate. DESIGN: All expectant mothers with a sonographically diagnosed fetal cleft lip or a previously affected child with cleft palate were offered antenatal MRI at around 34 weeks' gestation. Images were interpreted by a consultant radiologist who was blinded to the ultrasound diagnosis. Two MRI readings were performed: one at the time of examination and one at the en...

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10.1597/09-070

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Descamps, MJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
McIntyre, A More by this author
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Journal:
The Cleft palate-craniofacial journal : official publication of the American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
578-585
Publication date:
2010-11-05
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EISSN:
1545-1569
ISSN:
1055-6656
URN:
uuid:f5de62b9-c615-4ff8-b0e0-54ad4ef05836
Source identifiers:
146367
Local pid:
pubs:146367

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