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Monitoring and treatment of anti-D in pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20331536     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Prophylactic anti-D is a very safe and effective therapy for the suppression of anti-D immunization and thus prevention of haemolytic disease of the foetus and newborn. However, migration from countries with low health standards and substantial cuts in public health expenses have increased the incidence of anti-D immunization in many "developed" countries. Therefore, this forum focuses on prenatal monitoring standards and treatment strategies in pregnancies with anti-D alloimmunization. The following questions were addressed, and a response was obtained from 12 centres, mainly from Europe.
D Bettelheim; S Panzer; H W Reesink; B Csapo; C Pessoa; F Guerra; S Wendel; P Calda; U Sprogøe; M Dziegiel; A Aitokallio-Tallberg; S Koskinen; M Kuosmanen; T J Legler; W Stein; S Villa; M A Villa; L Trespidi; B Acaia; F P H A Vandenbussche; A Brand; M de Haas; H H H Kanhai; D Gounder; P Flanagan; R Donegan; E Parry; C Sefonte; S M Skulstad; T Hervig; Ø Flesland; B Zupańska; M Uhrynowska; O Lapaire; X Y Zhong; W Holzgreve
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-03-17
Journal Detail:
Title:  Vox sanguinis     Volume:  99     ISSN:  1423-0410     ISO Abbreviation:  Vox Sang.     Publication Date:  2010 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-19     Completed Date:  2010-11-22     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0413606     Medline TA:  Vox Sang     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  177-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Feto-maternal Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, 18-20 Währinger Gürtel, Vienna, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Blood Group Antigens / immunology*
Fetal Blood / immunology
Fetal Hemoglobin / analysis
Isoantibodies / administration & dosage*,  blood,  immunology
Pregnancy Complications, Hematologic / blood,  immunology,  prevention & control,  therapy*
Rh Isoimmunization / immunology,  prevention & control,  therapy*
Rh-Hr Blood-Group System / immunology*
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Blood Group Antigens; 0/Isoantibodies; 0/RHO(D) antibody; 0/Rh-Hr Blood-Group System; 9034-63-3/Fetal Hemoglobin

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