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Chorionic villus sampling: evaluation of obstetric performance.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1627058     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Chorionic villus sampling is frequently utilised in the Nottingham region as a means of early prenatal diagnosis of genetic problems. Its relative safety in the early antenatal period is well established but there has been some concern that perinatal mortality may be greater in the chorionic villus sampling group as compared to amniocentesis. We have in response studied our own data and report the obstetric outcome in 144 cases where the pregnancy has progressed beyond 28 weeks gestation. We have selected a procedure free control group matched for parity. We have found no significant difference in the perinatal outcome and obstetric performance and conclude that at this juncture we should continue to offer our services as chorionic villus sampling offers significant advantages in the first trimester over amniocentesis.
Authors:
N K Ng; D T Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia-Oceania journal of obstetrics and gynaecology / AOFOG     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0389-2328     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  1992 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-08-10     Completed Date:  1992-08-10     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8102781     Medline TA:  Asia Oceania J Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  JAPAN    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  31-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, City Hospital, Nottingham, United Kingdom.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Chorionic Villi Sampling*
Female
Great Britain
Humans
Infant Mortality
Infant, Newborn
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Complications

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