Beryl R Benacerraf

Summary

Publications

  1. doi Deep infiltrating endometriosis of the bowel wall: the comet sign
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B R B, Y G, B B and Departments of Radiology B R B, B B and Obstetrics and Gynecology B R B, Y G, M D H, B B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital B R B, B B, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts USA
    J Ultrasound Med 34:537-42. 2015
  2. doi Decidualized endometrioma masquerading as ovarian cancer in pregnancy
    Yvette Groszmann
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston Massachusetts USA Y G, B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology Y G, B B, C M F, B R B, Pathology B E H, and Radiology B B, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, C M F, B R B and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1909-15. 2014
  3. doi What is the importance of second-trimester "soft markers" for trisomy 21 after an 11- to 14-week aneuploidy screening scan?
    Bryann Bromley
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, T D S, Y G, B R B Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology B B, T D S, Y G, R S N, B R B and Radiology B B, T D S, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA J L and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston Massachusetts USA R S N
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1747-52. 2014
  4. doi Detection of fetal structural anomalies in a basic first-trimester screening program for aneuploidy
    Bryann Bromley
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, T D S, Y G, B R B Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology B B, T D S, S N, Y G, B R B and Radiology B B, T D S, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA J L and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, Massachusetts USA R S N
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1737-45. 2014
  5. doi Do clinical practitioners seeking credentialing for nuchal translucency measurement demonstrate compliance with biosafety recommendations? Experience of the nuchal translucency quality review program
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Program, Perinatal Quality Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA J S Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York USA K F and Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York USA L L T
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1209-14. 2014
  6. doi The use of obstetrical ultrasound in the obese gravida
    Beryl Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of OB GYN, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department OBGYN, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:345-7. 2013
  7. doi The Sherlock Holmes approach to diagnosing fetal syndromes by ultrasound
    Beryl B Benacerraf
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:226-48. 2012
  8. doi The history of the second-trimester sonographic markers for detecting fetal Down syndrome, and their current role in obstetric practice
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Prenat Diagn 30:644-52. 2010
  9. ncbi Structural anomalies in early embryonic death: a 3-dimensional pictorial essay
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:445-53. 2010
  10. doi Three-dimensional ultrasound detection of abnormally located intrauterine contraceptive devices which are a source of pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding
    B R Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 34:110-5. 2009

Collaborators

  • T D Shipp
  • Colleen M Feltmate
  • Hiep T Nguyen
  • Deborah Levine
  • Anthony M Vintzileos
  • E Lieberman
  • Bryann Bromley
  • Yvette Groszmann
  • B Bromley
  • Jennifer Lyons
  • Reshama S Navathe
  • Alfred Z Abuhamad
  • John C Hobbins
  • Karin Fuchs
  • June C Murphy
  • Brooke E Howitt
  • Loralei L Thornburg
  • Jean Spitz
  • Bonnie L Burke
  • Paula Woletz
  • Wayne H Persutte
  • Raymond O Bahado-Singh
  • Greggory R DeVore
  • Lawrence D Platt
  • Dennis C Lezotte
  • David A Nyberg
  • Dru E Carlson
  • Joshua A Copel
  • Donna Neale
  • K S Krishnamoorthy

Detail Information

Publications34

  1. doi Deep infiltrating endometriosis of the bowel wall: the comet sign
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B R B, Y G, B B and Departments of Radiology B R B, B B and Obstetrics and Gynecology B R B, Y G, M D H, B B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital B R B, B B, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts USA
    J Ultrasound Med 34:537-42. 2015
    ....
  2. doi Decidualized endometrioma masquerading as ovarian cancer in pregnancy
    Yvette Groszmann
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston Massachusetts USA Y G, B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology Y G, B B, C M F, B R B, Pathology B E H, and Radiology B B, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, C M F, B R B and Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1909-15. 2014
    ..To identify the sonographic features of decidualized endometriomas in patients treated at a single institution and to determine whether sonographic findings can distinguish these lesions from malignant ovarian tumors during pregnancy...
  3. doi What is the importance of second-trimester "soft markers" for trisomy 21 after an 11- to 14-week aneuploidy screening scan?
    Bryann Bromley
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, T D S, Y G, B R B Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology B B, T D S, Y G, R S N, B R B and Radiology B B, T D S, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA J L and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston Massachusetts USA R S N
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1747-52. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the importance of second-trimester "soft markers" for trisomy 21 after an 11- to 14-week aneuploidy screening scan...
  4. doi Detection of fetal structural anomalies in a basic first-trimester screening program for aneuploidy
    Bryann Bromley
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, T D S, Y G, B R B Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B, B R B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology B B, T D S, S N, Y G, B R B and Radiology B B, T D S, B R B, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA Department of Epidemiology, Boston University School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts USA J L and Harvard Vanguard Medical Associates, Boston, Massachusetts USA R S N
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1737-45. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether first-trimester aneuploidy screening sonography initially performed by credentialed sonographers was useful for detecting fetal anomalies between 11 and 14 weeks' gestation...
  5. doi Do clinical practitioners seeking credentialing for nuchal translucency measurement demonstrate compliance with biosafety recommendations? Experience of the nuchal translucency quality review program
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts USA B B Nuchal Translucency Quality Review Program, Perinatal Quality Foundation, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma USA J S Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York USA K F and Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, University of Rochester, Rochester, New York USA L L T
    J Ultrasound Med 33:1209-14. 2014
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate compliance with the ALARA (as low as reasonably achievable) principle by practitioners seeking credentialing for nuchal translucency (NT) measurement between 11 and 14 weeks' gestation...
  6. doi The use of obstetrical ultrasound in the obese gravida
    Beryl Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department of OB GYN, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA Department OBGYN, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA Electronic address
    Semin Perinatol 37:345-7. 2013
    ..These techniques and the data regarding quality and frequency of scans for the obese pregnant population are discussed in this paper. ..
  7. doi The Sherlock Holmes approach to diagnosing fetal syndromes by ultrasound
    Beryl B Benacerraf
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 55:226-48. 2012
    ..This process focuses on first pinpointing a key or sentinel feature specific to each syndrome and which can anchor the diagnosis...
  8. doi The history of the second-trimester sonographic markers for detecting fetal Down syndrome, and their current role in obstetric practice
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Prenat Diagn 30:644-52. 2010
    ..Current interpretation of the second-trimester Down syndrome markers must be based on the result of the first trimester and combined screening to achieve the most accurate risk estimate of an affected fetus...
  9. ncbi Structural anomalies in early embryonic death: a 3-dimensional pictorial essay
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:445-53. 2010
    ..The purpose of this pictorial essay was to determine whether 3-dimensional (3D) surface rendering of a dead first-trimester embryo can provide any information for the loss...
  10. doi Three-dimensional ultrasound detection of abnormally located intrauterine contraceptive devices which are a source of pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding
    B R Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 34:110-5. 2009
    ..To determine whether intrauterine contraceptive devices (IUDs) that are located abnormally within the myometrium or cervix cause a higher incidence of pelvic pain and abnormal bleeding compared with normally positioned devices...
  11. ncbi Advancing further the sonographic estimation of Down syndrome risk--how early can we go?
    B Benacerraf
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, 333 Longwood Avenue, Boston MA 02115, USA
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 31:129-31. 2008
  12. ncbi Amnion-chorion separation after 17 weeks' gestation
    B Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 94:1024-6. 1999
    ..To evaluate the cause of and perinatal outcomes of amnion-chorion separation that is apparent sonographically after 17 weeks' gestation...
  13. ncbi Three-dimensional US of the fetus: volume imaging
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Mass, USA
    Radiology 238:988-96. 2006
    ..To retrospectively compare the rapidity, efficiency, and accuracy of three-dimensional (3D) and two-dimensional (2D) ultrasonography (US) for complete anatomic survey in fetuses at 17-21 weeks of gestation...
  14. ncbi Aicardi syndrome: prenatal sonographic findings. A report of two cases
    B Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Radiology and Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, MA, USA
    Prenat Diagn 20:344-6. 2000
    ..The prenatal sonographic findings in two children with Aicardi syndrome are reported...
  15. ncbi The Genetic Sonogram Scoring Index
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Perinatol 27:124-9. 2003
    ..The clinical application of the scoring index for the detection of chromosomally abnormal fetuses in patients both at high- and low-risk for aneuploidy is discussed...
  16. ncbi Isolated polydactyly: prenatal diagnosis and perinatal outcome
    B Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Prenat Diagn 20:905-8. 2000
    ..No surviving neonate had any other identifiable malformation or suspected karyotypic abnormality. In conclusion isolated polydactyly identified by prenatal sonography is associated with good perinatal outcome...
  17. ncbi Fetal nose bone length: a marker for Down syndrome in the second trimester
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 21:1387-94. 2002
    ..To evaluate the significance of nasal bone length in relation to the detection of Down syndrome in the second trimester...
  18. ncbi The genetic sonogram: a method of risk assessment for Down syndrome in the second trimester
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 21:1087-96; quiz 1097-8. 2002
    ..To determine the risk of Down syndrome in fetuses with sonographic markers using the Bayes theorem and likelihood ratios...
  19. ncbi Second trimester ultrasound screening for chromosomal abnormalities
    Thomas D Shipp
    Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:296-307. 2002
    ....
  20. ncbi The width of the uterine cavity is narrower in patients with an embedded intrauterine device (IUD) compared to a normally positioned IUD
    Thomas D Shipp
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 29:1453-6. 2010
    ....
  21. ncbi An 8-center study to evaluate the utility of mid-term genetic sonograms among high-risk pregnancies
    John C Hobbins
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO 80262, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 22:33-8. 2003
    ..A multicenter study was undertaken to evaluate the diagnostic efficacy of a genetic sonogram...
  22. ncbi How sonographic tomography will change the face of obstetric sonography: a pilot study
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, PC, 333 Longwood Ave, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:371-8. 2005
    ....
  23. ncbi The role of the second trimester genetic sonogram in screening for fetal Down syndrome
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    Semin Perinatol 29:386-94. 2005
    ..The second trimester scan will likely continue to play an important role in the future in the detection of aneuploidy...
  24. ncbi Importance of renal abnormalities first identified in the third trimester after normal findings on a detailed second-trimester structural fetal survey
    Thomas D Shipp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115 USA
    J Ultrasound Med 30:1567-72. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the importance of renal abnormalities first identified in the third trimester of pregnancy after normal findings on a detailed second-trimester structural fetal survey...
  25. doi Which patients benefit from a 3D reconstructed coronal view of the uterus added to standard routine 2D pelvic sonography?
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, 333 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 190:626-9. 2008
    ..The objective of our study was to evaluate whether a 3D reconstructed coronal view of the uterus provides added benefit to standard gynecologic sonography...
  26. ncbi Inversion mode display of 3D sonography: applications in obstetric and gynecologic imaging
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA
    AJR Am J Roentgenol 187:965-71. 2006
    ..The gray-scale portion of the image becomes transparent, and the cystic areas become brightly visible in three dimensions...
  27. ncbi Hypoechogenicity of fetal long bones: a new ultrasound marker for arthrogryposis
    June C Murphy
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, USA
    Prenat Diagn 22:1219-22. 2002
    ..To demonstrate osteopenia associated with arthrogryposis...
  28. doi Width of the normal uterine cavity in premenopausal women and effect of parity
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 116:305-10. 2010
    ..To estimate the width of the normal uterine cavity at the fundus and evaluate its relationship to parity, gravidity, prior cesarean delivery, uterine volume, and patient age...
  29. ncbi Improving the efficiency of gynecologic sonography with 3-dimensional volumes: a pilot study
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 25:165-71. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether 3-dimensional (3D) sonography can provide a rapid, efficient, and accurate way to do a transvaginal gynecologic scan compared with traditional 2-dimensional (2D) sonography...
  30. pmc What does magnetic resonance imaging add to the prenatal sonographic diagnosis of ventriculomegaly?
    Beryl R Benacerraf
    Department of Radiology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 26:1513-22. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the contribution of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) in evaluating fetuses with the sonographic diagnosis of ventriculomegaly (VM)...
  31. ncbi The accreditation of ultrasound practices: impact on compliance with minimum performance guidelines
    Alfred Z Abuhamad
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Eastern Virginia Medical School, Norfolk, VA, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 23:1023-9. 2004
    ..To determine the effectiveness of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) accreditation program in improving compliance with standards and guidelines for the performance of obstetric and gynecologic ultrasound examinations...
  32. ncbi Assessment of the third-trimester fetus using 3-dimensional volumes: a pilot study
    Bryann Bromley
    Department of Radiology and Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
    J Clin Ultrasound 35:231-7. 2007
    ..To examine whether the third-trimester fetus can be assessed sonographically using 3-dimensional (3D) volume data sets...
  33. ncbi What factors are associated with parents' desire to know the sex of their unborn child?
    Thomas D Shipp
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Brigham and Women s Hospital, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    Birth 31:272-9. 2004
    ..Parents feel strongly about whether or not to learn the sex of their fetus. We sought to determine which factors are significantly associated with parents' desire to know or not to know the fetal sex during a prenatal ultrasound...
  34. ncbi Is 3-dimensional volume sonography an effective alternative method to the standard 2-dimensional technique of measuring the nuchal translucency?
    Thomas D Shipp
    Diagnostic Ultrasound Associates, Boston, MA 02115, USA
    J Clin Ultrasound 34:118-22. 2006
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