Association Between First-Trimester Subchorionic Hematomas and Pregnancy Loss in Singleton Pregnancies

By on August 1, 2019

Subchorionic hematomas, or subchorionic hemorrhages, are common ultrasound findings in early pregnancy.   However, their significance is uncertain.  Some believe they increase the risk of many pregnancy complications, including pregnancy loss/miscarriage.  In this study of almost 3000 women, we found that Subchorionic hematoma does not increase the risk of pregnancy loss prior to 20 weeks.  This

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Puberty in Girls: What to Expect

By on July 30, 2019

Puberty is a difficult time for a lot of reasons, but it’s also an important time for the body. Puberty is when some significant changes begin to happen, so it can often be helpful to know what to expect for your pre-teen. Here’s what to know about puberty, its timeline, and how it affects the

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What to Know About PCOS

By on July 10, 2019

Polycystic ovarian syndrome, or PCOS, is an incorrectly named and poorly misunderstood disorder that affects about 10 million women world-wide. Although not much is known about it and its causes, it’s important to know about it and what to expect if your gynecologist suspects you’re living with it. Although it can primarily affect your quality

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What It Means to be a General Practitioner

By on July 2, 2019

Although it’s common for women to see a gynecologist for their women’s health concerns or Well-Woman’s screenings, gynecologists are more commonly becoming a source of general care for their patients. Called a general practitioner, this can mean that your gynecologist can provide some care beyond the typical women’s care. Here’s what to know about general

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What is A Biophysical Profile (BPP)?

By on July 2, 2019

At Carnegie Imaging we offer a wide selection of ultrasound services. One type of ultrasound that we do, typically in the third trimester, is called a biophysical profile, or a BPP. This appointment typically takes 30 minutes. In this ultrasound, our team checks the following parameters: We’re going to look at the amount of amniotic

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Meet Dr. Ana Monteagudo

By on June 25, 2019

Dr. Ana Monteagudo has been working at Carnegie Imaging since 2015. Prior to joining Carnegie Imaging, she spent 18 years at the New York University School of Medicine. She grew up in the New York area, went to medical school in the Bronx at Albert Einstein, and did her my in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the

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Different Types of Ultrasounds at Carnegie Imaging

By on June 18, 2019

At Carnegie Imaging, there are several kinds of ultrasounds that we perform during pregnancy. Some of these include: Nuchal Translucency (or NT) The nuchal translucency is performed between 11 and 13 weeks. Typically, for this exam, we would recommend you come in with a full bladder. A full bladder is necessary because it allows the

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What to Know About Cancers That Affect Women

By on June 18, 2019

Although everyone should be concerned about their chances of cancer, it’s important to know about the cancers that affect women so you know what to look for and discuss with your gynecologist or primary physician. When it’s detected early, you have many more options for effective and life-saving treatment. Here are some things to know

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