The use of Doppler ultrasound is an important tool in the obstetrical assessment of an at-risk fetus. Principles of the Doppler effect can be used to monitor placental and fetal blood flow in pregnancies complicated by fetal growth restriction or in the surveillance for fetal anemia from maternal alloimmunization. Indications and techniques for umbilical artery and middle cerebral artery Doppler assessment are reviewed.
Keywords: Doppler ultrasound, Middle cerebral artery, Pregnancy, Umbilical artery.
How to cite this article: Broady A, Zalud I. Guidelines for the Doppler Assessment of the Umbilical and Middle Cerebral Arteries in Obstetrics. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016;10(4):418-421.
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