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Early prenatal diagnosis: the first 100 cases of chorionic villus sampling at Ochsner Foundation Hospital.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8228538     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Chorionic villus sampling is an exciting addition to prenatal diagnosis. With this procedure, accomplished quickly and with minimal discomfort at 9 to 11 weeks of pregnancy, information can be obtained about the fetal chromosomal complement. In addition, the fetus can be tested for a variety of disorders, such as sickle-cell disease, Tay-Sachs, and cystic fibrosis. The majority of fetal studies are normal, and such early prenatal testing provides relief of anxiety and opportunity for early maternal-fetal bonding.
A G Robichaux; D W Superneau; C R Merritt; M Varela
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society     Volume:  145     ISSN:  0024-6921     ISO Abbreviation:  J La State Med Soc     Publication Date:  1993 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-12-01     Completed Date:  1993-12-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505618     Medline TA:  J La State Med Soc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  313-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, LA 70121.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Spontaneous / epidemiology,  etiology
Chorionic Villi Sampling / adverse effects,  methods*
Chromosome Aberrations / diagnosis*,  epidemiology
Chromosome Disorders
Maternal Age
Patient Care Team
Risk Factors

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