Ultrasound Fade Could Be Early Detector of Preterm-Birth Risk

Author: newswise
Conference/Journal: newswise
Date published: 2015 Sep 18
Other: Word Count: 55

Ultrasonic attenuation — an ultrasound’s gradual loss of energy as the sound waves circulate through tissue — could be an early indicator of whether a pregnant woman is at risk for delivering prematurely, according to a new study at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Nursing.