prenatal diagnosis

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Noun1.prenatal diagnosis - any of the diagnostic procedures used to determine whether a fetus has a genetic abnormality
diagnostic procedure, diagnostic technique - a procedure followed in making a medical diagnosis
echography, sonography, ultrasonography, ultrasound - using the reflections of high-frequency sound waves to construct an image of a body organ (a sonogram); commonly used to observe fetal growth or study bodily organs
amnio, amniocentesis - (pregnancy) extraction by centesis of amniotic fluid from a pregnant woman (after the 15th week of pregnancy) to aid in the diagnosis of fetal abnormalities
fetoscopy, foetoscopy - prenatal diagnosis that allows direct observation of a fetus in the uterus and the withdrawal of fetal blood
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CLE###Limited to 1 lobe (n=2), Antenatal diagnosis (n=1).###Pneumothorax###Surgical resection (n=2).
There was no antenatal diagnosis. The patient was initially followed up in the pediatric intensive care unit due to respiratory distress without intubation.
Patient education, antenatal diagnosis with well planned surgical intervention and anticipation of blood loss are keys to successful management.
Accuracy of ultrasound in antenatal diagnosis of placental attachment disorders.
[3] Antenatal diagnosis of PUV may be suspected if the ultrasound scan shows hydronephrosis, a distended bladder and a dilated posterior urethra, often associated with oligohydramnios.
Use of magnetic resonance imaging and ultrasound in the antenatal diagnosis of placenta accreta.
Conservative treatment of ureteropelvic junction obstruction in children with antenatal diagnosis of hydronephrosis: lessons learned after 16 years of follow-up.
The antenatal diagnosis of hydronephrosis naturally causes parental anxiety during pregnancy; therefore, antenatal counseling becomes imperative to reassure them of its usual benign course or unremarkable clinical outcome.
The time of clinical admission was early postnatal period for 12 patients who had antenatal diagnosis (60%).
Previous reports have proposed antenatal diagnosis of CCD relying on typical AUS findings, namely, polyhydramnios and DBL (3).
Ethics of and options for prevention of lysosomal storage disorders through antenatal diagnosis and cascade screening: Most LSDs are inherited in an AR manner and, therefore, have a 25% risk of recurrence in each pregnancy for couples with a previously diagnosed child.
Schmitz, "Ovarian torsion cyst presenting as a wandering tumor in a newborn: antenatal diagnosis and post natal assessment," Pediatric Radiology, vol.