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Pathophysiologic patterns influencing fetal surgery.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  12557037     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There are a growing number and variety of fetal disorders that may benefit from intervention prior to birth. Despite the diversity, there are common pathophysiologic denominators or patterns that tie together many seemingly disparate disorders. The purpose of this article was not to review disorders presented in other, accompanying articles but, rather, to present pathophysiologic patterns that common influence fetal surgery within a cohesive framework.
Roman M Sydorak; Marc H Hedrick; Michael T Longaker; Craig T Albanese
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  World journal of surgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  0364-2313     ISO Abbreviation:  World J Surg     Publication Date:  2003 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-01-30     Completed Date:  2003-06-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7704052     Medline TA:  World J Surg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  45-53     Citation Subset:  IM    
The Fetal Treatment Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 513 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, California 94143-0570, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Airway Obstruction / physiopathology
Cystic Adenomatoid Malformation of Lung, Congenital / physiopathology
Embryonic and Fetal Development
Fetal Diseases / physiopathology*,  surgery*
Fetus / surgery*
Hydrops Fetalis / physiopathology,  surgery
Lung / embryology
Obstetric Labor, Premature / physiopathology,  surgery
Oligohydramnios / physiopathology
Polyhydramnios / physiopathology

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