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Name: Prenatal diagnosis
There is limited data on amniocentesis as a diagnostic tool for congenital Zika syndrome. Here we report on a prospective cohort of 16 women with suspected Zika virus infection in a highly endemic are...
Fetuses with trisomy 18 will occasionally also have ectopia cordis. A routine ultrasound scan at 12 weeks' gestation revealed a large fetal anterior thoraco-abdominal wall defect with an extrathoraci...
The vast majority of first-trimester pregnancy losses are the consequence of numerical aberrations in fetal chromosomes, which may involve nearly all chromosomes. Although commercial probes for all ch...
We consider causal inference in observational studies with choice-based sampling, in which subject enrollment is stratified on treatment choice. Choice-based sampling has been considered mainly in the...
The objective of our study was to assess the utility of targeted breast ultrasound and mammography in evaluating palpable lumps in the mastectomy bed. This retrospective study identified postmastecto...
Chorionic villous sampling is a frequent procedure used for antenatal genetic testing. This procedure is associated with anxiety and fear of pain that can be expected during the procedure,...
detremine if efficiency of MEOPA anesthesy is at least equivalent to local anesthtics into the chorionic villus sampling in the first trimester of pregnancy
The objective of this project is to develop a non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test for trisomy 21 which is reliable, sensitive and cost-effective, and thus, offers an alternative to the c...
Too much or too little genetic information (chromosome material) can cause abnormal development of the fetus or death. Each year approximately 2.5 million pregnant women are screened for ...
The primary objective of this study is to determine the performance characteristics (sensitivity and specificity) of the Artemis Health Test to detect fetal Trisomy 21 (T21) compared to ka...
A method for diagnosis of fetal diseases by sampling the cells of the placental chorionic villi for DNA analysis, presence of bacteria, concentration of metabolites, etc. The advantage over amniocentesis is that the procedure can be carried out in the first trimester.
A sampling methodology using small sample sizes when conducting surveys in small geographical or population-based areas or lots.
Sampling of blood levels of the adrenocorticotropic hormone (ACTH) by withdrawal of blood from the inferior petrosal sinus. The inferior petrosal sinus arises from the cavernous sinus and runs to the internal jugular vein. Sampling of blood at this level is a valuable tool in the differential diagnosis of Cushing disease, Cushing syndrome, and other adrenocortical diseases.
The threadlike, vascular projections of the chorion. Chorionic villi may be free or embedded within the DECIDUA forming the site for exchange of substances between fetal and maternal blood (PLACENTA).
The use of ultrasound to guide minimally invasive surgical procedures such as needle ASPIRATION BIOPSY; DRAINAGE; etc. Its widest application is intravascular ultrasound imaging but it is useful also in urology and intra-abdominal conditions.
Radiology is the branch of medicine that studies imaging of the body; X-ray (basic, angiography, barium swallows), ultrasound, MRI, CT and PET. These imaging techniques can be used to diagnose, but also to treat a range of conditions, by allowing visuali...