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Fetal medicine

Clinical assessment
Clinical assessment

Methods of detecting SGA fetuses include antenatal clinical examination, measurement of symphysis-fundal height (SFH), fetal anthropometry and ultrasound.

Etiology of Fetal Growth Restriction (FGR)
Etiology of Fetal Growth Restriction (FGR)

The etiology of FGR is diverse but can be broadly classified according to the site of the primary pathology. Some factors (e.g. maternal smoking) may affect.

Fetal Surgery
Fetal Surgery

Despite many advances in prenatal diagnosis, the fetus remains inaccessible. stablished in utero therapeutic procedures include transabdominal intravascular.

Chorionic Villus Sampling
Chorionic Villus Sampling

CVS in the first trimester of pregnancy can be performed transabdominally or transcervically using biopsy forceps or aspiration. Direct chromosome preparations.

Nuchal translucency
Nuchal translucency

Screening with nuchal translucency (NT), measured as the maximum thickness of the subcutaneous tissue overlying the cervical spine at 11–14 weeks, identifies.

Structural anomalies
Structural anomalies

First trimester anatomy screening identifies 32–65% of major structural abnormalities in low-risk populations, and 57–74% in high-risk cases. The anomalies.

Platelet Antibodies
Platelet Antibodies

In alloimmune thrombocytopenia (AIT), maternal antiplatelet antibodies to a paternally derived platelet antigen, usually PLA1, cross the placenta and destroy.

Higher Order Multiples
Higher Order Multiples

The natural incidence of triplets is 1 in 8000 pregnancies. With assisted reproductive techniques, the incidence has increased to between 1 in 850–2000..

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