21 weeks pregnant mother

Question: Hi, can anyone tell what does uterine artery doppler mean?

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Answer: In women who develop preeclampsia there is a pathological increase in placental vascular resistance should be detectable by abnormal Dopplerf low studies of the maternal uterine vessels. In women considered at low risk with abnormal early pregnancy uterine artery Dopplerstudies are needed.
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