Obstetrical sonography in obese women: A review

Jan Weichert*, David Rafael Hartge

*Corresponding author for this work
15 Citations (Scopus)


Obstetric sonographic imaging in pregnant women is adversely affected by obesity with a negative impact on the detection rate of congenital anomalies. This review aims to analyze relevant data regarding this issue and to discuss clinical and technical problems associated with sonographic examination of obese pregnant women.

Original languageEnglish
JournalJournal of Clinical Ultrasound
Issue number4
Pages (from-to)209-216
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 01.05.2011


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