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An ultrasound test at the end of pregnancy detects at-risk babies and prevents severe complications

The clinical trial RATIO37 has shown in 11,500 low-risk pregnant women that adding a Doppler study of fetal circulation in the last ultrasound can reduce by half the complications requiring admission to the neonatal intensive care unit (ICU) for full-term babies.

From left to right, Francesc Figueres, Marta Rial-Crestelo and Eduard Gratacós, authors of the sudy published in The Lancet.

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