1. What is the anomaly scan?
TIFFA scan is targeted imaging for fetal anomalies, meaning it is the ultrasound study performed to detect any chromosomal and structural abnormalities in your fetus occurred during development. It is performed between 18 and 23 weeks of pregnancy.
2. Is anomaly scan safe during pregnancy?
TIFFA scan is recommended between 18 and 23 weeks of pregnancy. It helps to see external and internal organs of fetus and helps to detect any abnormality, such as abnormal hands and feet and any congenital anomaly if present.
3. Why is the anomaly scan recommended?
Yes, TIFFA scan is crucial for pregnant women. It helps to identify any abnormality occurred in a fetus during development and to take appropriate measures accordingly. Position of the placenta can also be checked by this.
4. Is an anomaly scan similar to x-ray?
Yes, TIFFA scan is a safe technique performed between 18 and 23 weeks of pregnancy. It is the time when a doctor can check all the organs of your fetus and look for any abnormality in them.
5. What is diagnosed in the anomaly scan?
No, TIFFA scan is the safest method to examine your fetus between 18 and 23 weeks of pregnancy. The primary diagnostic tool here is ultrasound.