How to Perform a Detailed Anatomic Ultrasound Examination in the First Trimester


This video provides an overview of anatomy that can be visualized during a detailed first-trimester sonogram. Fetal biometry acquired during the 11-14 week evaluation is demonstrated. A focus on screening markers, including those seen in the mid-sagittal plane, are evaluated. Precautions regarding ultrasound safety are also discussed.

Learning Objectives
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:

  • Carry out a systematic evaluation of the fetus in the first trimester;
  • Interpret an 11-14 week anatomic assessment;
  • Determine the value of the mid-sagittal view of the fetus;
  • List the latest markers that may be utilized to screen for various structural abnormalities at 11-14 weeks; and
  • Recite the limitations and safety concerns of assessment at 11-14 weeks.

Target Audience
Maternal-Fetal Medicine subspecialists, radiologists, and other health care providers who use obstetric ultrasound.

Program Leader and Faculty
Reem S. Abu-Rustum MD, FACOG, FACS, FAIUM

ACCME Accreditation Statement
The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Designation Statement
The AIUM designates this enduring material activity for .5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


– How to Perform a Detailed Anatomic Ultrasound Examination in the First Trimester

Release Date: December 1, 2019
Termination Date: December 1, 2022

Provider : AIUM (American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine)

Price : $ 18


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