Ultrasonography in Labor

  • Neha Gupta


Monitoring of labor is possible with ultrasound. In fact, it acts as an adjunct to digital pelvic examination and adds further objectiveness to it. Sonopartogram is an effective tool to monitor the progress of labor, thereby minimizing and not replacing the per vaginum examination. It is a very good practice to use ultrasound and look for head position and rotation prior to the application of vacuum or forceps, hence decreasing the failure rates. Ultrasound provides a great clarity regarding the dynamics of labor.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Neha Gupta
    • 1
  1. 1.Jaypee HospitalNoidaIndia

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