fetal diagnosis


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fetal diagnosis

n
(Medicine) prenatal determination of genetic or chemical abnormalities in a fetus, esp by amniocentesis
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Surgeon-In-Chief at Children's Hospital and director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.
There have been significant advancements in the last couple of years in the field of ultrasound in fetal diagnosis and detecting abnormal conditions.
Watson Family Professor of Surgery, Pitt School of Medicine, and co-director of the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center at Children's Hospital.
Johnson, obstetrical director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP).
The second part addresses embryonic and fetal heart development, fetal diagnosis and management, the role of fetal cardiology in the prenatal and postnatal management of congenital heart disease, and recent therapeutic and imaging advances.
He moved to Sandton Mediclinic as gynaecologist with interest in fetal diagnosis and therapy in 1998.
In addition to UCSF, the birthplace of fetal surgery, there now exist the Advanced Fetal Care Center of Children's Hospital in Boston, the Center for Advanced Maternal Fetal Care at Vanderbilt, the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, the Fetal Care Center of Cincinnati, the Fetal Treatment Center of Northeast Ohio, and the Texas Center for Fetal Surgery.
It is fundamental that she be treated with great care and respect and at the same time be informed about the details of the fetal diagnosis and the procedure that will be carried out for termination.
He is known for his research of diabetes and pregnancy, and fetal diagnosis and treatment in utero.
Joseph Bruner, director of fetal diagnosis and therapy, told the Associated Press.
Fetal diagnosis or risk assessment for Down syndrome (DS), which is also known as Trisomy 21, has become a focus in prenatal testing as DS has an incidence of 1/800 to 1/1000 births.