Am J Obstet Gynecol 2021 01 16;224(1):103.e1-103.e15. Epub 2020 Jul 16.
Department of Clinical Radiology, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom; UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children, London, United Kingdom; National Institute for Health Research Biomedical Research Centre, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London, United Kingdom.
Background: Noninvasive imaging autopsy alternatives for fetuses weighing <500 grams are limited. Microfocus computed tomography has been reported as a viable option in small case series with the potential to avoid an invasive autopsy. Implementation of postmortem microfocus computed tomography in a large cohort as part of routine clinical service has yet been unreported, and realistic "autopsy prevention rates" are unknown. Read More