Which statement about obstetric dating and assessment is correct
This article summarizes the OB codes and identifies when they should be reported.
The current complete OB ultrasound codes include: 76801, 76802, 76805, 76810, 76811, 76812, and 76817.
The International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems 10th Revision (ICD-10) is a coding of diseases and signs, symptoms, abnormal findings, complaints, social circumstances and external causes of injury or diseases, as classified by the World Health Organization (WHO).
In normal state, each body tissue type, such as liver, spleen or kidney, has a unique echogenicity.
Fortunately, gestational sac, yolk sac and embryo are surrounded by hyperechoic (brighter) body tissues.
Requests for authorization to make photocopies should be directed to Copyright Clearance Center, 222 Rosewood Drive, Danvers, MA 01923, (978) 750-8400. American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Real-time ultrasonography is necessary to confirm fetal viability through observation of cardiac activity and active fetal movement.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists 409 12th Street, SW, PO Box 96920, Washington, DC 20090-6920 Ultrasound in pregnancy. The choice of transducer frequency is a trade-off between beam penetration and resolution.
An abdominal approach is acceptable for most first- and second-trimester ultrasound examinations.