Monday, March 21, 2011

Normal coiled nature of umbilical cord:

The normal umbilical cord is coiled with the umbilical arteries twisting around the umbilical vein in a spiral manner. This color Doppler video clip demonstrates just that:

This was a 23 week old pregnancy. The placenta is anteriorly located with the cord suspended well within the abundant amniotic fluid.
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