Recent Procedures by Dr. Satyajit Chowhan

Patient FAQs

a) What is Fetal Medicine ?

It is a new concept and is a super speciality branch of Obstetrics & Gynaecology available only in few centres in India. It deals with prenatal screening to detect the possibility of chromosomal abnormalities in the babies or babies with major defects, incompatible with life / disability after birth.

b) Why Sonography is necessary in pregnancy?

Because when a baby is formed half of the chromosome come from husband and half of it from wife. During this process, any abnormality can happen, which is not under our control. Of which, most common is Down syndrome. To detect the probability of such child proper level 1 / first trimester anomaly / NT scan are necessary.

c) When a pregnant women should come for scan ?

1. In early part of the pregnancy for dating, also called Dating scan

2. Between 11 to 13+6 weeks for first trimester scan /Level 1 scan

3. Anomaly scan or Level 2 Scan

d) Is USG safe in pregnancy ?

Yes , all studies shows that USG is safe in pregnancy


"Good morning Sir, This is husband of Anita Kalita. She gave birth to a baby girl last Sunday. It's your guidance and co-operation that we got her in our life. At that time, we were quite perplexed about DS and it's only because of your timely direction. Thank you very much Sir."