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Fetal anaemia: diagnosis and management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17904904     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Fetal anaemia can by treated by in-utero therapy, which results in a significant improvement in perinatal outcome. The important causes of fetal anaemia are rhesus alloimmunisation, kell alloimmunisation and parvovirus infection. At-risk pregnancies require serial monitoring to ensure timely intervention with intrauterine transfusion. Non-invasive testing with middle cerebral artery Doppler is becoming the monitoring modality of choice.
Authors:
Janet Brennand; Alan Cameron
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2007-10-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Best practice & research. Clinical obstetrics & gynaecology     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1521-6934     ISO Abbreviation:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Publication Date:  2008 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-02-19     Completed Date:  2008-09-30     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101121582     Medline TA:  Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-29     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
The Queen Mother's Hospital, Glasgow, UK. Janet.Brennand@yorkhill.scot.nhs.uk
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anemia / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy*
Blood Transfusion, Intrauterine / methods
Female
Fetal Diseases / diagnosis*,  etiology,  therapy*
Humans
Kell Blood-Group System / immunology
Middle Cerebral Artery / ultrasonography
Parvoviridae Infections / complications,  diagnosis
Parvovirus B19, Human
Pregnancy
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods
Rh Isoimmunization / complications
Ultrasonography, Prenatal / methods
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Kell Blood-Group System

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