Neonatal Cranial Ultrasonography: Advantages and Aims

  • Gerda Meijler
  • Sylke J. Steggerda


Cranial ultrasonography (CUS) is the preferred modality to visualise the brain of the sick and/or preterm neonate. It uses the unique features of the neonatal skull with its open fontanels and sutures to look into the brain and has important advantages above other imaging modalities.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Gerda Meijler
    • 1
  • Sylke J. Steggerda
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of NeonatologyIsala Women and Children’s HospitalZwolleThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Department of NeonatologyLeiden University Medical CenterLeidenThe Netherlands

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