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Following the dating scan, a screening test for early detection of Down syndrome (called a Nuchal Translucency (NT) scan) is usually booked in around week 12 of pregnancy but can generally be done between 10 weeks 6 days to 14 weeks 1 day depending on patient circumstances.
Our preferred date for this scan is 12 weeks 3 days and patients are encouraged to book in at that time to ensure optimal imaging (for example, the nasal bone may not diagnosed prior to 12 weeks).
In experienced hands, it may be detected as early as 30 days gestation by TVU.
By the time the embryo becomes visible on ultrasound the sac diameter is no longer accurate in estimating gestational age.If cardiac activity can be detected but the embryo is not measurable, the GA is about 5.5 to 6.0 weeks.One gestational sac seen with 2 yolk sacs visible inside it Identical (monozygotic) twins.Prompt diagnosis made possible by transvaginal ultrasound can, therefore, result in earlier treatment.It is recommended that all pregnant women have a scan in the first trimester, to establish the date when the baby is due, check the number of babies also the position of the placenta.
The presence of a yolk sac confirms the diagnosis of an intrauterine pregnancy and excludes ectopic pregnancy, except in rare cases of simultaneous intrauterine and extrauterine gestations.