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Fetal abdominal wall defect: a new complication of vesicoamniotic shunting.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1837455     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Vesicoamniotic shunting for fetal obstructive uropathy is beneficial in selected cases. We report a new complication, fetal abdominal wall defect secondary to vesicoamniotic shunting. Placement of the shunt should be as low and as close to the fetal midline as possible in order to reduce the risk of this complication.
A G Robichaux; J Mandell; M F Greene; B R Benacerraf; M I Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Fetal diagnosis and therapy     Volume:  6     ISSN:  1015-3837     ISO Abbreviation:  Fetal. Diagn. Ther.     Publication Date:  1991  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1992-02-24     Completed Date:  1992-02-24     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9107463     Medline TA:  Fetal Diagn Ther     Country:  SWITZERLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  11-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ochsner Clinic, New Orleans, La.
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MeSH Terms
Abdominal Muscles / abnormalities*,  embryology
Fetal Diseases / etiology*,  surgery*
Urinary Bladder / embryology,  surgery
Urinary Diversion / adverse effects
Urologic Diseases / embryology,  surgery*

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