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It is the first Fetal Medicine Unit in the entire North Eastern region to start with under the flagship of Pratiksha Hospital.

It is a new concept and is a super speciality branch of Obstetrics & Gynaecology available only in few centres in India. It deals with prenatal screening to detect the possibility of chromosomal abnormalities in the babies or babies with major defects, incompatible with life / disability after birth.

It is our attempt to serve the pregnant women with an updated knowledge and skilled antenatal diagnostic and therapeutic treatment modalities.


  • Fetal Ultrasound – Viability, NT, Anomaly , Growth and fetal well being scan
  • First trimester screening –

                 { NT scan + Double marker (FMF Accreddated lab) }

  • 3 D & 4D scan
  • Invasive Procedures like

            - CVS

            - Amniocentesis

            - Fetal blood Sampling

  • Intra uterine vascular or peritoneal transfusion
  • Non Invasive Cell free Fetal DNA test
  • Serum screening by UKNQAS accredited lab – Quadruple test
  • Pre pregnancy Counselling
  • Counselling for pregnancy and fetal complications


Patient related information 

(a) Why Sonography is necessary in pregnancy?

Ans – Because  when a baby is formed half of the chromosome come from husband and half of it from wife. During this process, any abnormality can happen, which is not under our control. Of which, most common is Down syndrome. To detect the probability of such child proper level 1 / first trimester anomaly / NT scan are necessary.

(a) When a pregnant women should come for scan ?

Ans -  

    1.In early part of the pregnancy for dating, also called Dating scan

    2.Between 11 to 13+6  weeks for  first trimester scan /Level 1 scan

    3.Anomaly scan or Level 2 Scan


(b) Is USG  safe in pregnancy ?

Ans – Yes , all studies shows that USG is safe in pregnancy.


(C )  What is the ideal no of scan to be done in  pregnancy ?

Ans – Usually 3  scan in each preganancy but the number varies depending upon the condition of the baby.


(d) What are the advantages of USG in pregnancy ?

Ans –

   - Opportunity to see the baby

   - Forms the bond between the baby and parents

   - Assures the parents that my baby is fine ie relief of parental anxiety

   - Prediction of chromosomal / structural status of the baby

  - To assess the growth pattern of the baby (provided growth chart is used)

   - Helps in timing the delivery


Our Medical Team

Dr. Satyajit Chowhan
MBBS - Silchar Medical College and Hospital
DGO - Silchar Medical College and Hospital
Fellowship in “FETAL MEDICINE” from Bnagalore Fetal Medicine Centre



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