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Monday, 13 January 2014

Is Ultrasound Safe for Unborn Babies?

Well this issue continues to haunt us - the AIMS booklet Ultrasound Unsound covers the main questions well and here is another, slightly more detailed discussion of the possible intracellular and intracellular dangers.
It remains true that, given the absence of Randomised Controlled Trials with long-term follow-up, it is impossible to quantify the level of risk or the exact nature of that risk.  However it also remains true that circumspection when it comes to the use of ultrasound on unborn babies is probably a wise approach.

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