chorionic villus sampling


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chorionic villus sampling

n. Abbr. CVS
A prenatal test to detect birth defects that is performed at an early stage of pregnancy and involves retrieval and examination of tissue from the chorionic villi. Also called chorionic villus biopsy.
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chorionic villus sampling

n
(Gynaecology & Obstetrics) a method of diagnosing genetic disorders early in pregnancy by the removal by catheter through the cervix or abdomen of a tiny sample of tissue from the chorionic villi. Abbreviation: CVS
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chorion′ic vil′lus sam`pling


n.
a test for detecting birth defects in early pregnancy involving examination of cells obtained from the chorionic villus. Abbr.: CVS
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Noun1.chorionic villus sampling - a prenatal test to detect birth defects at an early stage of pregnancy; tissue from the chorionic villi is assayed
biopsy - examination of tissues or liquids from the living body to determine the existence or cause of a disease
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could assess the health of the fetus was through the invasive and risky procedures of the amniocentesis and, later, chorionic villus sampling. A woman who might eventually have had a baby with a congenital abnormality would not have known of her fetus's defect until after birth, when successful intervention might have been extremely difficult to achieve or even too late.
These chromosomal abnormalities are diagnosed through chorionic villus sampling or amniocentesis by classical chromosomal analysis, where the genetic material is examined in a microscope.
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Regarding the indication and time of gestation, chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis and cordocentesis could be performed ideally in 11-14, 15-24 and 18-24 weeks of gestation, respectively.
Materials and Methods: This retrospective, observational study included 2185 cases of DIPP (chorionic villus sampling, amniocentesis, and cordocentesis) performed at the department of obstetrics and gynecology of a university hospital between 2010 and 2016.