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Systematic review and meta-analysis of isolated posterior fossa malformations on prenatal ultrasound imaging (part 1): nomenclature, diagnostic accuracy and associated anomalies

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Objective To explore the outcome in fetuses with prenatal diagnosis of posterior fossa anomalies apparently isolated on ultrasound imaging. Methods MEDLINE and EMBASE were searched electronically utilizing combinations of relevant medical subject headings for 'posterior fossa' and 'outcome'. The posterior fossa anomalies analyzed were Dandy-Walker malformation (DWM), mega cisterna magna (MCM), Blake's pouch cyst (BPC) and vermian hypoplasia (VH). The outcomes observed were rate of chromosomal...

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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1002/uog.14900

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Publisher:
Wiley Online Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology Journal website
Volume:
47
Issue:
6
Pages:
690–697
Publication date:
2016-05-10
Acceptance date:
2015-04-17
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ISSN:
0960-7692 and 1469-0705
Pubs id:
pubs:624607
URN:
uri:f9e2c55c-720d-45ab-ae98-726d226ad08d
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uuid:f9e2c55c-720d-45ab-ae98-726d226ad08d
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pubs:624607
Paper number:
6
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