Answer: Hello dear...
A nuchal scan or nuchal transculansy scan is a sonographic prenatal scan,which detect the cardiac abnormalities of fetus,though altered extracellular matric composition and limited lymphatic drainage also be detected,it can taken between 11to14 weeks,in which baby's neck is still transparent,it is usually combinedwith blood test ,in first trimester accompanied with screening option
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Question: what is NT sonography
Answer: A nuchal scan or nuchal translucency (NT)scan/procedure and Nasal Bone(NB) scan is very first scan to detect cardiovascular abnormalities in a fetus. they also look for the thickness of the nuchal fold and whether the baby has a nasal bone yet. An overly thick nuchal fold and/or absence of the nasal bone can be markers for Down syndrome. If any issue found in the report then doctor will ask for another level scans like Double marker tests.
Question: Why nt sonography done?
Answer: hi dear, three USG should be done during pregnancy period. 1st scan between 10 to 16, another USG should be done between 20 to 24 weeks and last scan between 30 to 36 weeks . Now it varies b/n doctors to doctors the week of pregnancy. If you have doubt regarding your doctor then I will suggest you to take a second opinion.
Question: Hi... What if THE NT sonography value is 0.86.pls explain
Answer: Nt means nuchal transluency..it measures under the neck of baby..0.86 is normal value..if more than 3 it denotes baby have genetic disorder like trisomy 18(mental retardation)
And they will do sreening test for genetic disorders like double marker test nd triple test by Nt value and blood of mother ...it