This is a state-of-the-art colour-illustrated how-to clinical reference text on interventional ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. It contains fifteen chapters, extensively illustrated, explaining how to use the special ultrasound equipment and other surgical tools required for the broad range of invasive applications of ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology. These include cyst aspiration, amniocentesis, reproductive endocrinology, fetal biopsy and puncture, monitoring early embryonic development, termination of pregnancy, evaluation of malignancy, laparoscopy and hysteroscopy, multifetal pregnancy reduction, chorionic villus sampling, IUD removal, fetal cardiology, cordocentesis, and invasive procedures in multiple pregnancies plus a special chapter on ethics. The authors are leading experts in their field, often documenting their previously unpublished experiences and data for the first time in this important book. Includes bibliographic references and index.