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Feed Science Daily: Is Ultrasound As Useful As We Think? (sciencedaily.com)

The usefulness of fetal 'nuchal thickness' as a technique for attempting to diagnose Down's syndrome in obstetric ultrasound is overstated and reliance on this surrogate marker may result in the 'loss' of normal babies, according to a recent article. The author raises the possibility that ultrasound is not as useful as has been suggested.

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