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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M2 EQUITYBITES-August 1, 2017-Invitae to Acquire Modular Diagnostics Firm Good Start Genetics, Prenatal Diagnosis Specialist CombiMatrix
This case is important to show follow-up pregnancies, genetic counseling and risk assignment of prenatal diagnosis.
Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) was first done in 1968 3 and has since then become a procedure of choice for invasive prenatal diagnosis.
Objective: To study the clinical value of prenatal diagnosis of umbilical cord entry abnormity (UCEA) by means of color Doppler ultrasound (CDUS).
This book considers the construction of the life histories of genetic diseases, including their association with a mutation, and the studies and aims in medical genetics that contributed to the development of an infrastructure since 1970 for organizing genetic information and genetic diagnosis, as medical geneticists used it to link mutations to specific disorders and expanded the scope of prenatal diagnosis and prevention of these diseases.
SUKKUR -- Medical experts have urged for mandatory screening of couples to identify thalassemia carriers followed by genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis so as to reduce number of children born with the ailment.
South Carolina expectant parents, Keith and Katherine Brown, learned that their first pregnancy was complicated by a prenatal diagnosis when abnormalities were detected during an anatomy scan at nineteen weeks gestation.
The sample included 10 fathers who received a prenatal diagnosis and 7 who received a postnatal diagnosis.
Mike Pence signed a bill into law making Indiana only the second state to prohibit abortions based on a prenatal diagnosis of disabilities such as Down syndrome.
Postnatal transplantation will be evaluated in cases where prenatal diagnosis was not made.
INTRODUCTION: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is the gold standard invasive procedure for first trimester prenatal diagnosis.