Triple screening is done to all pregnant women nationwide, both in the public and private health system. It is usually done in the 10th week of pregnancy.
It is a statistical computer program that combines ultrasound data with biochemical data (BHCG and PAPP-A) and patient data (age, smoking).
It provides the pregnant woman with a statistical value that informs of a risk. It has a sensitivity of 80 to 85%.
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Óscar Oviedo Moreno
Bachelor's Degree in Medicine & Surgery from the University of Caldas (Colombia). Specialist in Internal Medicine by the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana of Bogotá. Degree standardized in Spain in 2003. Specialist in Gynecology & Obstetrics from the Complutense University of Madrid, with residence at Hospital Clínico Universitario San Carlos de Madrid. Expert in Reproductive Medicine and Certification in Obstetric-Gynecologic Ultrasound (levels I, II and III).