Nt scan
A nuchal scan is a sonographic prenatal screening scan (ultrasound) to help identify higher chances for chromosomal conditions including Down syndrome in a fetus, particularly for older women who have higher risks of such pregnancies. Increased thickness measurements are also associated with congenital heart defect. The scan is carried out at 11–13.6 weeks pregnancy and assesses the quantity of fluid collecting within the nape of the fetal neck. There are two distinct measurements -- the nuchal translucency, which is measured earlier in pregnancy at the end of the first trimester, and for which there is a lower threshold for increased diameter, and the nuchal fold, which is measured towards the end of the second trimester. Fetuses with Down syndrome tend to have an increased amount of fluid around the neck. The scan may also help confirm both the accuracy of the pregnancy dates and the fetal viability. Its high definition imaging may also detect other less common chromosomal abnormalities.

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Nuchal translucency screening | BabyCenter
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An Nt scan is a screening test for assessing whether your baby is likely to have Down's syndrome. - BabyCentre.
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Fetal and Neonatal Pathology
Fetal and Neonatal Pathology
Jean W. Keeling, T. Yee Khong, 2007
Gestation (weeks) of False-positive rate (%) (95% pregnancy when tests confidence interval) for 85% Screening test performed detection rate First trimester Nt scan 12–13 20(18.6–21.4) Combined test 10–13 6 (5.8–6.6) (Nt scan plus ...
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Prenatal Tests and Ultrasound
Elizabeth Crabtree Burton, Richard Luciani, 2011
8.1 Nuchal translucency (NT) and nasal bone (NB).The NT is the tiny stripe of fluid lyingjust under the skin at the back of the neck that is measured at the 12— week scan. This measurement needs to be accurate to the nearest 0.01cm, so it ...
Donald School Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Donald School Textbook of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Asim Kurjak, Frank A Chervenak, 2011
Abnormal first-trimester Dual Marker test ULTRASOUND FOR CONGENITAL DEFECTS First Trimester Nuchal Translucency This prenatal test also called the NT or nuchal fold scan. It assesses the baby's risk of having Down's syndrome ( DS) ...
Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Oxford Desk Reference: Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, Lesley Regan, Aris Papageorghiou, 2011
Therefore, 150 fetuses with trisomy 21 (75% of 200) and 150 fetuses with other chromosomal defects (75% of 200) have high NT. 0 Therefore, even when the scan shows a high NT the majority of fetuses are euploid (4800 are euploid and ...
Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Dewhurst's Textbook of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Keith Edmonds, 2008
Therefore, instigation of Down's syndrome screening strategies such as the Combined or Integrated test which involve an Nt scan are likely to not only increase the detection of aneuploidy but also major structural anomalies and particularly ...
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I had been extremely nervous leading up to my Nt scan. This is the scan that looks at the fluid at the back of the babies necks and, matched with some blood work that is done a few days ahead, is combined to give you a risk ratio of your chances of having a baby with trisomy 21, 13 or 18.
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So I just had my Nt scan today at 12 weeks. The babies nuchal fold is measuring thick 5.5mm.