OP05. 04: Comparison between US and MRI findings in cases with mild ventriculomegaly Academic Article uri icon


  • Objectives Mild ventriculomegaly accounts for about 2% of pathological prenatal US diagnosis. It is defined as lateral ventricles' diameter between 10–12 mm. An isolated mild ventriculomegaly (IMVM) is associated with good prognosis, but can be an alarming sign that requires close follow-up to identify additional brain anomalies or enlargement of the ventricles. The goal of this study was to compare the size of ventricles measured by US and MRI, to assess the prevalence of other brain anomalies and evaluate the role of MRI findings in prenatal counselling. Methods A retrospective study of all women diagnosed with IMVM on US, between 2007–2015, at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Soroka University Medical Centre, was conducted. 150 cases of ventriculomegaly were found during that period, of them only 67 were defined as IMVM and were referred to perform a …

publication date

  • January 1, 2016