Editors: Beth M. Kline-Fath, MD; Dorothy I. Bulas, MD; and Ray Bahado-Singh, MD, MBA.
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer | Lippincott, Williams, and Wilkins – 916 pages
Book Review by: Nano Khilnani

This is an up-to-date and comprehensive reference work and guide for imaging and assessment of the fetus, utilizing the large range of modern techniques used today by not only obstetricians and radiologists, but also pediatric specialists such as counselors, Doppler experts, geneticists, neurologists, surgeons, and urologists.

It covers almost all aspects of fetal imaging and is organized into two main Parts, with 23 chapters, as we show you in a bird’s eye view below:

  • Part I: Normal Fetal Anatomy, Surveillance, and Techniques
    • Normal Fetal Ultrasound Survey
    • Three-Dimensional Ultrasonography
    • Growth, Doppler, and Fetal Assessment
    • Normal Fetal Heart Survey
    • Advanced Assessment of Fetal Cardiac Function
    • Fetal Magnetic Resonance Imaging
      • Basic Technique
      • Normal Brain Imaging
      • Advanced Brain and Placenta Imaging
      • Advanced Fetal Cardiac MR Imaging
    • Placenta, Amniotic Fluid, Umbilical Cord, and Membranes
    • First Trimester Evaluation
    • Biochemical Screening for Neural Tube Defect and Aneuploidy Detection
    • Imaging of the Uterine Cervix
    • Multiple Gestation
  • Part II: Fetal Malformations
    • Central Nervous System
      • Supratentorial Anomalies
      • Central Nervous System Infections
      • Posterior Fossa  Anomalies
    • Face
      • Orbit
      • Face
    • Neck
    • Neural Tube Defects
      • Cranium
      • Spine    
    • Cardiac Anomalies
    • The Thorax
      • Pulmonary Hypoplasia and Chest Wall Abnormalities
      • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
      • Airway Anomalies, Mediastinal Masses, and Hydrothorax
    • Gastrointestinal Abnormalities
      • Bowel Abnormalities
      • Ventral Wall Defects
      • Abdominal Masses
    • Genitourinary Abnormalities
      • Renal and Adrenal Abnormalities
      • Complex Urogenital and Anorectal Malformations
      • Fetal Gender and Ambiguous Genitalia
    • Genetic Abnormalities and Syndromes
    • Skeletal Dysplasia
    • Hydrops
      • Immune Fetal Hydrops
      • Nonimmune Fetal Hydrops and Isolated Fetal Ascites
    • Congenital Infections

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Beth M.Kline-Fath, MD is Chief of Fetal and Neonatal Imaging and Associate Professor of Radiology in the Department of Radiology at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Dorothy I Bulas, MD is Program Director for Fetal Imaging in Fetal and Transitional Medicine and Vice Chair of Academic Affairs in the Division of Diagnostic Imaging and Radiology at Children’s National Health System. She is also Professor of Pediatrics and Radiology at George Washington University in Washington, DC.

Ray Bahado-Singh, MD, MBA is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine in Rochester, Michigan. He is also Health System Chair in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at William Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, Michigan.



Fred E, Avni, MD, PhD
Ray Bahado-Singh, MD, MBA
Richard A. Barth MD
Krista L. Birkemeier
Richard A. Bronsteen, MD
Dorothy I. Bulas, MD
Maria A. Calvo-Garcia, MD
Christopher Cassady, MD
Tinnakorn Chaiworapongsa, MD
Teresa Chapman, MD
Sarah B. Clauss, MD
Cedric Clouchoux, PhD
Beverly G. Coleman, MD
Kimberly Ann Dannuli, MD
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Judy A. Estroff, MD
Henry L. Galan, MD
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Luis F. Goncalves, MD
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Sonia S. Hassan, MD
Edgar Hernandez-Andrade, MD
Robert J. Hopkin, MD
John Hyett, MD
Cristiano  Jodicke, MD
Jennifer H. Johnston, MD
Beth M. Kline-Fath, MD
Anita Krishnan, MD
Jennifer Lam-Rachlin, MD
Catherine Limperopoulos, PhD
Leanne E. Linam, MD
Dev Maulik, MD, PhD
Margaret B. Menzel, MS, CGC
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