cordocentesis


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Related to cordocentesis: chorionic villus sampling, fetoscopy

cordocentesis

(ˌkɔːdəʊsɛnˈtiːsɪs)
n, pl cordocenteses
the extraction of a sample of blood from the umbilical cord during pregnancy
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A 34-year-old woman (gravida 3, para 0) underwent cordocentesis at 24 weeks' gestation because of ultrasound abnormalities and a Down syndrome risk of 1/379 derived from second-trimester maternal serum screening.
Obstetricians use various methods to attain fetal cells for diagnosis, including chorionic villus sampling (CVS), amniocentesis (AC), and cordocentesis (CC).
Relationship between the fetal biophysical profile score, umbilical artery Doppler velocimetry, and fetal blood acid-base status determined by cordocentesis.
Also, it can be used earlier (5-7 week gestations) than routine procedures like amniocentesis, cordocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (3,5,10,11).
Once the titer reaches a determined critical level, additional studies such as ultrasound, Doppler sonography, amniocentesis, or cordocentesis may be performed to further indicate the likelihood of progressive anemia indicating the need for intrauterine transfusion, early delivery, or other medical interventions.
Invasive procedures such as chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, cordocentesis, and placement of fetal scalp electrode should be avoided during pregnancy and delivery.
Prenatal diagnosis for hydrops fetalis can also be conducted using fetal blood obtained by cordocentesis or amniocentesis (13).
Although cordocentesis and amniocentesis can give an estimate of fetal hemoglobin status, both of these methods are invasive in nature.
Despite the growing number of applications for this procedure, cordocentesis is not without risk.
Invasive techniques such as amniocentesis (AC) and cordocentesis (CC) used to identify the fetuses with severe anemia [4-5].
Despite the decrease in HIV transmission with antiretroviral cover, procedures such as chorionic villus sampling and cordocentesis should still be avoided in the HIV-infected woman as the risk of transmission to the fetus may be considerably higher.
Antepartum treatment without early cordocentesis for standard-risk alloimmune thrombocytopenia: a randomized controlled trial.