• Prenatal Ultrasound-and MRI-based Imaging Predictors of Respiratory Symptoms at Birth for Congenital Lung Malformations

    6 days ago - By Journal of Pediatric Surgery

    : Congenital lung malformations are rare developmental anomalies of the fetal lung with a minority of patients exhibiting symptoms around the time of birth. Although ultrasound remains the gold standard, fetal MRI has recently been incorporated as an adjunct imaging modality in the workup and prenatal counseling of patients with CLM as it is thought to more accurately delineate lesion boundaries and diagnose lesion type. We evaluate what prenatal variables correlate with postnatal respiratory symptoms.
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