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Prenatal Imaging Centers, LLC Finds the 3D/4D Keepsake Exam an Opportunity to Screen Pregnancy
Date:10/13/2010

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Keepsake exam at Prenatal Imaging Centers, LLC allows Jeanette Burlbaw BS RDMS FSDMS the opportunity to evaluate fetal anatomy and environment, as well as, allow parents the opportunity to count 10 fingers 10 toes, see their baby smile, frown and yawn.  Burlbaw believes that ensuring the exam is accomplished by a credential sonographer is the most important aspect of the patient requested 3D/4D obstetric sonogram.

The medical community's concern regarding Keepsake sonography, initially, centered on the fear that unskilled operators were utilizing sonography simply to obtain pretty pictures.  These people demonstrated no regard for fetal exposure or potential malformations.  Jeanette Burlbaw BS RDMS FSDMS finds the 3D/4D Keepsake Exam allows her to screen the pregnancy and find previously unknown malformations or complications.  After review of seven years of patients, Burlbaw found in the 12,523 patients seen, 69 had malformations or complications not previously noted during their doctor ordered traditional diagnostic exam.  When a malformation is found Burlbaw issues a report that is reviewed and signed by an interpreting physician, discusses the finding with the patient and their family, and calls the managing physician.

The malformations found have ranged from facial clefting to rare malformations like Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome.  The mother of the Blue Rubber Bleb Nevus Syndrome comment was, "My family decided to have a 3D/4D sonogram on a whim.  My sister-in-law scheduled it for my husband and me as a shower gift.  We had already had our diagnostic exam five weeks prior, with no anomaly detected.  So, there we were, in a room full of our family, when my son's mass was discovered.  I was roughly 26 weeks and my son's mass measured approximately 10cm x 13cm on his left hip.  The sonographer immediately contacted my Ob, forwarded all her findings to his office. My son has numerous vascular anomalies throughout his body hiding in every tissue.  His largest presented itself as the mass Jeanette found during our 3D exam.  Had my family rested on the findings of our diagnostic sonogram, my son's life, as well as my life, would have been in serious jeopardy if we had tried to birth normally.  The mass would not have been able to get through the birth canal and my obstetrician believes he would have gotten stuck, and the results could have been catastrophic."

Burlbaw feels the disapproving attitude of official bodies to the practice of allowing patients to enjoy seeing their baby at their request is inappropriate.  Burlbaw feels it is more important to ensure the exam is accomplished by a credentialed sonographer and the diagnostic element of the scan is respected.

Prenatal Imaging Centers LLC, Kansas City Missouri, was opened in 2003 by owner /sonographer Jeanette Burlbaw BS RDMS FSDMS.  She offers both fee for service Diagnostic and Keepsake exams.

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