PRENATAL DIAGNOSTIC UNIT:
3D AND 4D ULTRASOUNDS

Prenatal Diagnosis Unit: 3D and 4D Ultrasound

WHAT IS THE PRENATAL DIAGNOSTIC UNIT?

The Embriogyn Prenatal Diagnosis Unit: 3D and 4D ultrasound scans, is the reference unit in its specialty throughout the province, to offer a comprehensive service in the early diagnosis of fetal diseases during pregnancy. In fact, the unit is the reference in Fetal Pathology for many of the province’s gynaecologist colleagues.

L’Unitat de Diagnòstic Prenatal i Ecografies 3D i 4D d’Embriogyn

In general, the control of the pregnancy and of the mother-to-be is carried out by their gynecologist specializing in obstetrics and, these women, are also referred to the Embriogyn Fetal Medicine Unit for specific control of their baby.

There are different key moments to check the correct development of the baby, thus ensuring that it does not suffer from any genetic disease or in the future newborn.

The Prenatal Diagnosis and 3D and 4D Ultrasound unit offers and uses all the tests currently available in the field of fetal medicine, from the hands of highly trained specialists and state-of-the-art technology.

SOME OF THE SERVICES OFFERED BY THE UNIT

  • OSCAR Program
  • Non-invasive 1st trimester genetic analysis (Trisonim)
  • Chorionic biopsy
  • Amniocentesis
  • Genetic study (aneuploid screening – fetal karyotype)
  • 3D/4D ultrasound
  • Molecular karyotype
    (CGH array)
  • Screening the preeclampsia
  • High Definition Ultrasound
  • Color Doppler ultrasound
  • Genetic Counseling

The head and director of the Prenatal Diagnosis and 3D and 4D ultrasound unit is Dr. Gerard Albaigés, a gynaecologist specialising in foetal medicine with exclusive training and dedication to this field. He is currently in charge of Prenatal Diagnosis and High Obstetric Risk at Clínica Dexeus (Barcelona) and is part of the Fetal Medicine Foundation based in London.

At Embriogyn we know that to enjoy your pregnancy it is very important that the control of your pregnancy is in good hands. Follow all the advice that your doctor gives you to be calm and safe throughout this process. We offer you the medical advice you need to be serene and accompany you during the most important moments of your pregnancy.

Confidence in the follow-up and control of your baby is essential to enjoy a healthy gestation.

Dr. Gerard Albaigés, ecografies i proves prenatals

HOW DOES THE PRENATAL DIAGNOSTIC UNIT WORK: 3D and 4D ULTRASOUND

The patient’s gynaecologist can request the performance of the prenatal tests that he or she considers appropriate, according to his or her gestation control plan, or the patient herself can go to the Embriogyn Fetal Medicine Clinic of her own free will.

Once the process has begun, we will make an appointment and explain to you what each test consists of, based on the specific medical and genetic advice in each case, to help you make decisions, accompanying you at every step.

In addition, we make a complete report of each test and ultrasound performed, which will be given to you with a copy for your gynecologist.

Prenatal control of the fetus during pregnancy can be divided into three different stages that correspond to the three quarters that the gestation of a human baby lasts.

Anticipate and get to know your child with the diagnosis
more professional and modern prenatal care.

MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

It’s quite simple. All you have to do is contact Embriogyn and make an appointment with our specialists at the time that suits you best. In case you can’t come in person to the clinic, visits can also be arranged via Skype.

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