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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Third-trimester amniocentesis, chorionic villous sampling and cordocentesis are not recommended in HIV-positive women.
Prenatal diagnosis for hydrops fetalis can also be conducted using fetal blood obtained by cordocentesis or amniocentesis (13).
Despite the growing number of applications for this procedure, cordocentesis is not without risk.
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.
Fetal blood, as measured by cordocentesis, has a 0.