cordocentesis

Summary

Summary: The collecting of fetal blood samples via ultrasound-guided needle aspiration of the blood in the umbilical vein.

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  1. ncbi [Invasive prenatal diagnosis in the Netherlands, 1991-2000: number of procedures, indications and abnormal results detected]
    H T C Nagel
    Ziekenhuis Bronovo, afd Gynaecologie en Obstetrie, Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1538-43. 2004
  2. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassemia major by high-performance liquid chromatography analysis of hemoglobins in fetal blood samples
    T Sanguansermsri
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Hemoglobin 25:19-27. 2001
  3. ncbi Midpregnancy cordocentesis training of maternal-fetal medicine fellows
    F Tongprasert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36:65-8. 2010
  4. ncbi Carrier screening for beta-thalassemia during pregnancy in India: a 7-year evaluation
    Roshan Colah
    Institute of Immunohaematology, KEM Hospital Campus, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Genet Test 12:181-5. 2008
  5. ncbi Evaluation of the results of cordocentesis
    Ali Acar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meram Medicine Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:405-9. 2007
  6. ncbi Safer cordocentesis by new 25-gauge needles
    Yuichi Kawakami
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:211-7. 2008
  7. ncbi Antepartum treatment without early cordocentesis for standard-risk alloimmune thrombocytopenia: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard L Berkowitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:249-55. 2007
  8. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of haemophilia A by chorionic villus sampling and cordocentesis: all India Institute of Medical Science experience
    R Ranjan
    Department of Haematology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Vox Sang 92:79-84. 2007
  9. ncbi Robustness of factor assays following cordocentesis in the prenatal diagnosis of haemophilia and other bleeding disorders
    S Shetty
    Institute of Immunohaematology ICMR, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Haemophilia 13:172-7. 2007
  10. ncbi Safety of fetal blood sampling by cordocentesis in fetuses with single umbilical arteries
    Sherif A Abdel-Fattah
    Fetal Medicine Research Unit, University of Bristol, St Michael s Hospital, Southwell Street, Bristol, UK
    Prenat Diagn 24:605-8. 2004

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Publications195 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi [Invasive prenatal diagnosis in the Netherlands, 1991-2000: number of procedures, indications and abnormal results detected]
    H T C Nagel
    Ziekenhuis Bronovo, afd Gynaecologie en Obstetrie, Den Haag
    Ned Tijdschr Geneeskd 148:1538-43. 2004
    ..To provide an overview of invasive prenatal diagnosis in the Netherlands during the period 1991-2000 and to analyse potential trends...
  2. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassemia major by high-performance liquid chromatography analysis of hemoglobins in fetal blood samples
    T Sanguansermsri
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Hemoglobin 25:19-27. 2001
    ..b>Cordocentesis was performed at the gestational age of 18-22 weeks and fetal blood was analyzed for hemoglobin fractions by ..
  3. ncbi Midpregnancy cordocentesis training of maternal-fetal medicine fellows
    F Tongprasert
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 36:65-8. 2010
    To describe systematic cordocentesis training among maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) fellows.
  4. ncbi Carrier screening for beta-thalassemia during pregnancy in India: a 7-year evaluation
    Roshan Colah
    Institute of Immunohaematology, KEM Hospital Campus, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Genet Test 12:181-5. 2008
    ..Premarital screening for beta-thalassemia is not widely acceptable in India; hence, we evaluated the effectiveness of antenatal screening and counseling over 7 years...
  5. ncbi Evaluation of the results of cordocentesis
    Ali Acar
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Meram Medicine Faculty, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:405-9. 2007
    To evaluate the results of cordocentesis carried out in our clinic at Meram Medicine Faculty of Selcuk University in Konya, Turkey.
  6. ncbi Safer cordocentesis by new 25-gauge needles
    Yuichi Kawakami
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, National Defense Medical College, Tokorozawa, Japan
    Fetal Diagn Ther 24:211-7. 2008
    The objective of this study was to establish safer cordocentesis by using newly produced 25-gauge needles rather than the needles currently used.
  7. ncbi Antepartum treatment without early cordocentesis for standard-risk alloimmune thrombocytopenia: a randomized controlled trial
    Richard L Berkowitz
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, 622 West 168th Street, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Obstet Gynecol 110:249-55. 2007
    ..The study was limited to "standard-risk" patients, who were defined as women with documented alloimmune thrombocytopenia who had not delivered an infant with an intracranial hemorrhage in a prior pregnancy...
  8. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of haemophilia A by chorionic villus sampling and cordocentesis: all India Institute of Medical Science experience
    R Ranjan
    Department of Haematology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi, India
    Vox Sang 92:79-84. 2007
    We looked at the two most commonly used methods for prenatal diagnosis, cordocentesis and chorionic villus sampling for prenatal diagnosis of haemophilia A in an Indian setting.
  9. ncbi Robustness of factor assays following cordocentesis in the prenatal diagnosis of haemophilia and other bleeding disorders
    S Shetty
    Institute of Immunohaematology ICMR, KEM Hospital, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Haemophilia 13:172-7. 2007
    ..We suggest that accurate fetal blood sampling is a safe technique for the diagnosis of many of the bleeding disorders in places where genetic diagnostic services are not available...
  10. ncbi Safety of fetal blood sampling by cordocentesis in fetuses with single umbilical arteries
    Sherif A Abdel-Fattah
    Fetal Medicine Research Unit, University of Bristol, St Michael s Hospital, Southwell Street, Bristol, UK
    Prenat Diagn 24:605-8. 2004
    To examine the safety of cordocentesis in fetuses with single umbilical arteries.
  11. ncbi Single umbilical artery stenosis associated with intrauterine fetal death post-transfusion
    Karen Meir
    Department of Pathology, Hadassah University Hospital, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 22:186-8. 2002
    ..Intrauterine fetal death occurred at 28 weeks' gestation following cordocentesis and intravascular transfusion for Rhesus alloimmunization...
  12. ncbi [The use of the "APT test" in estimating fetal hemoglobin in genetic cordocentesis]
    Grzegorz A Nowicki
    Ginekol Pol 75:119-23. 2004
    ..To determine whether it is fetal blood and not with mother blood in question...
  13. ncbi Teaching ultrasound-guided invasive procedures in fetal medicine: learning curves with and without an electronic guidance system
    J Nizard
    Fetal Medicine Unit, Paris Ouest University, CHI, Poissy, France
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 19:274-7. 2002
    ..To compare the learning curves of inexperienced junior obstetrics/gynecology registrars for ultrasound-guided invasive procedures on a training model, with and without an electronic guidance system...
  14. ncbi Sepsis due to Clostridium perfringens after pregnancy termination with feticide by cordocentesis: a case report
    S V Li Kim Mui
    Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Centre Hospitalier Robert Ballanger, Aulnay sous Bois, France
    Fetal Diagn Ther 17:124-6. 2002
    ..a case of sepsis due to Clostridium perfringens after termination of pregnancy at 22 weeks with feticide by cordocentesis. Three weeks earlier, the 41-year-old patient had undergone an amniocentesis and a full trisomy 13 karyotype ..
  15. ncbi Intravenous immunoglobulins without initial and follow-up cordocentesis in alloimmune fetal and neonatal thrombocytopenia at high risk for intracranial hemorrhage
    Humphrey H H Kanhai
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:55-60. 2006
    ..To report on a less invasive treatment strategy in alloimmune fetal and neonatal thrombocytopenia (FNAIT) at high risk for either in utero or neonatal intracranial hemorrhage (ICH)...
  16. ncbi [Indications and interventions in prenatal diagnostics in eight centers in the Czech Republic]
    H Viskova
    Gynekologicko porodnická klinika 1 LF UK a VFN, Praha
    Ceska Gynekol 69:352-7. 2004
    ..To register the spectrum of indications and types of invasive procedures in clinical practice...
  17. ncbi The value of middle cerebral artery systolic velocity for initial and subsequent management in fetal anemia
    Ozgur Deren
    Hacettepe University, School of Medicine, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Ankara, Turkey
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 101:26-30. 2002
    ..To evaluate the fetal middle cerebral artery Doppler waveform for the prediciton of anemia in the RhD-alloimmunized fetus...
  18. ncbi [Studies on safety of cordocentesis guided by transabdominal ultrasound for prenatal diagnosis]
    Can Liao
    Institute of Eugenics and Perinatology, Women and Children s Hospital of Guangzhou, Guangzhou 510180, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 39:813-5. 2004
    To assess the safety and efficacy of diagnostic cordocentesis during pregnancy.
  19. ncbi Fetal anemia: new technologies
    Maria Segata
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol 16:153-8. 2004
    ..The purpose of this review is to summarize recently published studies on noninvasive diagnosis of fetal anemia in order to give recommendations for the use of these new tools...
  20. ncbi Trisomy 13 manifested as hypoplastic left heart and other structural abnormalities
    Ming Chen
    Prenat Diagn 23:1102-3. 2003
  21. ncbi [Doppler measurements of blood flow in the middle cerebral artery for the diagnosis of fetal anemia]
    Dariusz Kowalczyk
    Oddziału Patologii Ciazy Wojewódzkiego Szpitala Ginekologiczno Połozniczego im dr S Mossora w Opolu
    Ginekol Pol 74:1160-5. 2003
    ..The results of Doppler measurements were compared with fetal peripheral blood count estimated after cordocentesis.
  22. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of congenital leukemia in a fetus at 25 weeks' gestation with Down syndrome: case report and review of the literature
    M Robertson
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 21:486-9. 2003
    ..Spontaneous demise occurred 10 days after the cordocentesis. A review of the literature of the seven cases described antenatally and 10 cases described in the immediate ..
  23. ncbi Detection of mosaic isochromosome 20q in amniotic fluid in a pregnancy with fetal arthrogryposis multiplex congenita and normal karyotype in fetal blood and postnatal samples of placenta, skin, and liver
    Chih Ping Chen
    Prenat Diagn 23:85-7. 2003
  24. ncbi European collaborative study of the antenatal management of feto-maternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia
    Janet E Birchall
    National Blood Service, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK
    Br J Haematol 122:275-88. 2003
    ..The results of this study suggest that the start of therapy can be stratified on the basis of the sibling history of FMAIT, and support the use of maternal therapy as first-line treatment...
  25. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of congenital toxoplasmosis
    Aris Antsaklis
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Fetal Medicine Unit, Alexandra Hospital, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Prenat Diagn 22:1107-11. 2002
    ..amplification of T. gondii DNA by polymerase chain reaction (PCR) (79 subjects), and (3). cordocentesis for the detection of T. gondii-specific IgM antibodies (13 subjects)...
  26. ncbi Experiences with fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia at a Swedish hospital over a 10-year period
    Eleonor Tiblad
    Center for Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Huddinge University Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand 82:803-6. 2003
    ..This is a descriptive study of the management and outcome of 18 cases of fetomaternal alloimmune thrombocytopenia (FMAIT) treated from 1991 to 2001...
  27. ncbi Invasive procedures to evaluate the fetus
    Lorraine Dugoff
    Department of Obtetrics and Gynecology, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado 80262, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 45:1039-53. 2002
  28. ncbi Umbilical cord blood gas casebook
    Jeffrey Pomerance
    Greater Baltimore Medical Center, Baltimore, MD 21204, USA
    J Perinatol 22:504-5. 2002
  29. ncbi Fetal and maternal plasma leptin levels during the second half of normal pregnancies and those with Down syndrome
    N Radunovic
    University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 13:394-7. 2003
    ..To assess the correlation of fetal and maternal plasma leptin concentrations during the second half of uncomplicated, euploid pregnancies and to compare these values with those obtained from pregnancies with Down syndrome...
  30. ncbi [Monitoring of pregnancy complicated by maternal-fetal isoimmunization. A comparison between two clinical protocols]
    E Vignoni
    Clinica Ginecologico Ostetrica, Universita degli Studi di Brescia, Spedali Civili, Brescia, Italy
    Minerva Ginecol 55:353-8. 2003
    Invasive techniques such as amniocentesis and cordocentesis are used for the diagnosis and treatment of fetus at risk for anemia due to maternal red-cell alloimmunization...
  31. ncbi [Clinical application of abdominal cordocentesis under ultrasound guidance]
    Ping Li
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, People s Hospital of Guangdong Province Hua nan Hospital Affiliated to Southern Medical Universily, Guangzhou 510080, China
    Di Yi Jun Yi Da Xue Xue Bao 25:720-2. 2005
    To evaluate the safety and success rate of abdominal cordocentesis using a PTC needle under ultrasound guidance.
  32. ncbi Fetal serum concentrations of cystatin C and beta2-microglobulin as predictors of postnatal kidney function
    A Bokenkamp
    Bonn University Children s Hospital, Bonn, Germany
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 185:468-75. 2001
    ..In contrast to creatinine, diaplacental exchange is minimal. The aim of the study was to establish reference values in fetal serum and to test their efficiency in predicting postnatal kidney function...
  33. ncbi Management of anti-Rhesus-D antibodies in pregnancy: a review from 1994 to 1998
    Y C Cheong
    Fetal Medicine Research Unit, University of Bristol, St. Michael's Hospital, Bristol, UK
    Fetal Diagn Ther 16:294-8. 2001
    ....
  34. ncbi Nonimmune hydrops fetalis diagnosed during the second half of pregnancy in Southern China
    Can Liao
    Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Guangzhou Maternal and Neonatal Hospital, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China
    Fetal Diagn Ther 22:302-5. 2007
    ..To analyze the etiologies of nonimmune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) for a southern section of China...
  35. ncbi Noninvasive diagnosis by Doppler ultrasonography of fetal anemia resulting from parvovirus infection
    Erich Cosmi
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 187:1290-3. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of the middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity for the detection of fetal anemia in pregnancies that are complicated by parvovirus B19 infection...
  36. ncbi Prenatally diagnosable differences in the cellular immunity of fetuses with Down's and Edwards' syndrome
    Zdenek Zizka
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, General Faculty Hospital and 1st Faculty of Medicine, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:510-4. 2006
    ..With the aid of cordocentesis it is possible to perform studies on the status and development of cellular immunity as early as in the second ..
  37. ncbi Fetal plasma cortisol and dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate concentrations in pregnancy and term parturition
    Soo Young Oh
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Medical Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Suwon, Korea
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 19:529-36. 2006
    ..To examine if changes in fetal plasma concentrations of cortisol or dehydroepiandrosterone sulfate (DHEAS) levels are associated with human term parturition...
  38. ncbi [Biochemical profile of fetal blood sampled by cordocentesis in 35 pregnancies complicated by growth retardation]
    C Bon
    Service de Biochimie, Hotel Dieu, 1, Place de l Hopital, 69288, Lyon Cedex 02, France
    Pathol Biol (Paris) 55:111-20. 2007
    ..In 35 pregnancies complicated by IUGR of different etiologies, we measured on fetal blood obtained by cordocentesis, biochemical variables characteristic of the fetuses' respiratory and metabolic status...
  39. ncbi Prenatal control of Hb Bart's disease in southern China
    Can Liao
    Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Guangzhou Maternal and Neonatal Hospital, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, PR China
    Hemoglobin 31:471-5. 2007
    ..Ultrasonography is now playing a major role in prenatal control of Hb Bart's disease in our region, and limits the invasive procedures to the few patients identified to be at high risk...
  40. ncbi An audit of outcome in intravascular transfusions using the intrahepatic portion of the fetal umbilical vein compared to cordocentesis
    David A Somerset
    Department of Fetal Medicine, Division of Reproduction and Child Health, Birmingham Women s Hospital, University of Birmingham, UK
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:272-6. 2006
    ..In the majority of instances this is performed by cordocentesis. However, this cohort study represents the experience in a large tertiary referral centre in performing fetal ..
  41. ncbi [The risk of complications of diagnostic and therapeutic cordocentesis]
    Krzysztof Preis
    Klinika Połoznictwa AM w Gdańsku, Gdansk
    Ginekol Pol 75:765-9. 2004
    b>Cordocentesis is one of the wide range of invasive diagnostic and therapeutic procedures used during pregnancy...
  42. ncbi Relationship between the sonographic pattern of intrauterine growth restriction and acid-base status at the time of cordocentensis
    S C Blackwell
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hutzel Hospital, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48201, USA
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 264:191-3. 2001
    OBJECTIVE: To determine whether there is a difference in acid-base status at the time of cordocentesis between fetuses with symmetric and asymmetric intrauterine growth restriction (IUGR)...
  43. ncbi Increasing the noninvasive management of rhesus isoimmunization
    Nikolaos Papantoniou
    First Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Alexandra Maternity Hospital, Athens University, Athens, Greece
    Int J Gynaecol Obstet 101:281-4. 2008
    ..To determine the clinical outcome of isoimmunized pregnancies managed by middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity (MCA-PSV) in an intention-to-treat study...
  44. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis, sonographic findings and molecular genetic analysis of a 46,XX/46,XY true hermaphrodite chimera
    Chih Ping Chen
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Prenat Diagn 25:502-6. 2005
    ..To present the prenatal diagnosis, sonographic findings and, molecular genetic analysis of a 46,XX/46,XY true hermaphrodite chimera and to review the literature...
  45. ncbi Early invasive diagnostic techniques in pregnant women who are infected with the HIV: a multicenter case series
    Edgardo Somigliana
    Department of Obstetrics Gynecology and Neonatology, L Mangiagalli Hospital, Milan, Italy
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:437-42. 2005
    ....
  46. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis and perinatal management of maternal-fetal congenital parvovirus B19 infection
    Shih Tien Hsu
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taichung Veterans General Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 46:417-22. 2007
    ..In nonimmune pregnant woman, the primary infection with parvovirus B19 may lead to transplacental transmission to the fetus with variable outcomes, including congenital anemia, hydrops fetalis, fetal death or spontaneous resolution...
  47. ncbi Four-dimensional ultrasonographic guidance for invasive obstetric procedures
    Lawrence Dolkart
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Health Center for Women, 600 Fitch St, Suite 205, Elmira, NY 14905, USA
    J Ultrasound Med 24:1261-6. 2005
    This pilot study evaluated the use of 4-dimensional (4D) real-time ultrasonographic needle guidance for amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), cordocentesis, and intrauterine transfusions.
  48. ncbi Relationship between alpha-fetoprotein and fetal erythropoiesis
    J L Bartha
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Hospital of Puerto Real, University of Cadiz, Spain
    J Reprod Med 44:689-97. 1999
    ..To evaluate the relationship of fetal erythropoiesis to both maternal and fetal serum alpha-fetoprotein (AFP) levels...
  49. ncbi Changes in the approach for invasive prenatal diagnosis in 35,127 cases at a single center from 1977 to 2004
    Giovanni Monni
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Prenatal and Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis, Fetal Therapy, Ospedale Microcitemico, Cagliari, Italy
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:348-54. 2006
    ..To evaluate the changes in the approaches used for invasive prenatal diagnosis for beta-thalassemia and karyotyping at a single center from 1977 to 2004...
  50. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of hemoglobin Bart's hydrops fetalis by HPLC analysis of hemoglobin in fetal blood samples
    T Sanguansermsri
    Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    Southeast Asian J Trop Med Public Health 32:180-5. 2001
    ..Blood samples were obtained from fetuses at 18 to 22 weeks of gestation by cordocentesis in 32 pregnant women at risk of having a child with homozygous alpha-thalassemia 1 (alpha-thal-1)...
  51. ncbi An increase of the cardiothoracic ratio leads to a diagnosis of Bart's hydrops
    Vorapong Phupong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University, Rama IV Road, Pathumwan, Bangkok 10330, Thailand
    J Med Assoc Thai 89:509-12. 2006
    ..We report a case of increased cardiothoracic ratio that led to a diagnosis of Hb Bart's in a couple who had normal hemoglobin electrophoresis and low MCV...
  52. ncbi [Cerebral blood flow dynamics in fetus]
    Y Chiba
    Department of Perinatology, National Cardiovascular Center, Osaka
    No To Hattatsu 24:136-9. 1992
    ..Within 24 hours after blood flow measurements, cordocentesis was performed and umbilical venous blood gases and pH were determined...
  53. ncbi Fronto-nasal dysplasia and atrio-ventricular canal in a fetus with trisomy 18 identified by absent nasal bones during first trimester screening scan
    Gabriele Tonni
    Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Guastalla Civil Hospital, AUSL Reggio Emilia, Emilia, Italy
    Congenit Anom (Kyoto) 47:45-8. 2007
    ..Bilateral choroid plexus cysts were additional ultrasound findings. At that time, an uneventful cordocentesis was performed showing a 47,XY(+18) karyotype...
  54. ncbi Congenital midgut volvulus associated with fetal anemia
    Jakub Kornacki
    Division of Reproduction, Department of Gynecology, Obstetrics and Oncology, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland
    Fetal Diagn Ther 28:119-22. 2010
    ..b>Cordocentesis confirmed significant fetal anemia...
  55. ncbi [The gynecology-obstetrics department]
    Y Englert
    Rev Med Brux 23:69-76. 2002
    ..well-being in utero: the prenatal echography, the chorionic villous sampling, the amniotic puncture or the cordocentesis for prenatal genetic diagnosis or fetal infectious contaminations, the CMV transmission more specifically...
  56. ncbi Prediction of fetal anemia with Doppler measurement of the middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity in pregnancies complicated by maternal blood group alloimmunization or parvovirus B19 infection
    L Delle Chiaie
    Centre for Prenatal Diagnosis, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ulm, Germany
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 18:232-6. 2001
    ....
  57. ncbi A clinical algorithm of prenatal diagnosis of Radial Ray Defects with two and three dimensional ultrasound
    Mairead M Kennelly
    Department of Fetal Medicine, Leazes Wing, Royal Victoria Infirmary, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4LP
    Prenat Diagn 27:730-7. 2007
    ..To review the antenatal diagnosis of Radial Ray Defects (RRD) in a tertiary referral fetal medicine unit & to set out a clinical algorithm to aid assessment and management...
  58. ncbi Antenatal ultrasonographic appearance of isolated fetal ascites. A case report of sinus urogenitalis
    I Staboulidou
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Prenatal Medicine and General Gynecology, Medical School of Hannover, Hannover, Germany
    Fetal Diagn Ther 21:501-5. 2006
    ..We present a case with isolated fetal ascites without hydronephrosis caused by a cloacal malformation...
  59. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis for arginase deficiency: a case study
    S Hewson
    Division of Clinical and Metabolic Genetics, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Inherit Metab Dis 26:607-10. 2003
    ..Testing for arginase activity assay in red blood cells, isolated by cordocentesis, was performed and predicted an unaffected fetus...
  60. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of a recombinant chromosome 7 resulting in trisomy 7q11.22 --> qter
    M Tchirikov
    Department of Obstetrics and Fetal Medicine, University Medical Center Mainz, Mainz, Germany
    Am J Med Genet A 152:721-5. 2010
    ..Chromosome analysis after cordocentesis at 23 weeks of gestation revealed an abnormal male karyotype with 46 chromosomes and a derivative chromosome 7 ..
  61. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 18: report of 30 cases
    Jae Hyug Yang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Samsung Cheil General Hospital and Women s Healthcare Center, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
    Prenat Diagn 25:119-22. 2005
    ..To review the detection rate of the prenatal screening tests used for the diagnosis of the trisomy 18...
  62. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of beta-thalassemia in Southern China
    Dongzhi Li
    Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Guangzhou Maternal and Neonatal Hospital, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong 510180, PR China
    Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol 128:81-5. 2006
    ..To control the birth of thalassemic children in Southern China...
  63. ncbi Report and review of the fetal brain disruption sequence
    J R Corona-Rivera
    Laboratorio de Genética Humana y Clínica de Asesoramiento Genético, Carrera de Medicina, Centro Universitario de Ciencias de la Salud, Universidad de Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
    Eur J Pediatr 160:664-7. 2001
    ..involvement by prenatal cytomegalovirus infection, prenatal cocaine exposure, direct vascular fetal trauma (cordocentesis) and fetal vascular changes after a maternal car accident causing intracranial bleeding and brain damage...
  64. ncbi Middle cerebral artery peak systolic and ductus venosus velocity waveforms in the hydropic fetus
    Erich Cosmi
    Department of Gynecological Science and Reproductive Medicine, University of Padua School of Medicine, Via Giustiniani 3, 35100 Padua, Italy
    J Ultrasound Med 24:209-13. 2005
    ....
  65. ncbi Congenital toxoplasmosis
    S Martin
    University of Tennessee Medical Center, Knoxville, USA
    Neonatal Netw 20:23-30. 2001
    ..The brain and retina are often affected, and there can be a wide range of clinical disease. Amniocentesis or cordocentesis provides the most accurate diagnosis...
  66. ncbi Correlation between middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity and fetal hemoglobin after 2 previous intrauterine transfusions
    Giancarlo Mari
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Wayne State University, Perinatology Research Branch, NICHD, NIH, DHHS, Detroit, MI, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 193:1117-20. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess whether the correlation between the MCA-PSV and fetal hemoglobin is maintained in fetuses that had undergone 2 previous intrauterine transfusions...
  67. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of mosaicism identified in amniotic fluid cell cultures
    F I Sahin
    Baskent University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Medical Genetics, Ankara, Turkey
    Genet Couns 17:341-8. 2006
    ..The second fetus had a 45,X[4]/46,XX[26] karyotype. The parents refused cordocentesis and decided to terminate pregnancy in the 21st week...
  68. ncbi [Feto-maternal metabolism in human normal pregnancies: study of 73 cases]
    C Bon
    Service de Biochimie, Centre Hospitalier, Lyon Sud, Pierre Benite
    Ann Biol Clin (Paris) 65:609-19. 2007
    ..and cholesterol were assessed on maternal venous blood (MVB) and umbilical venous blood (UVB), sampled by cordocentesis. The objective of this work was to study feto-maternal metabolism, as well as nutritional exchange between ..
  69. ncbi Predicting the severity of fetal anemia using time-domain measurement of volume flow in the fetal aorta
    K Harrington
    Homerton University Hospital and Barts and the London School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 23:437-41. 2004
    ..To assess the value of fetal aortic time-domain measurement of volume flow (using color velocity imaging quantification (CVI-Q)) in predicting the severity of fetal anemia...
  70. ncbi Transabdominal thin-gauge embryofetoscopy: a technique for early prenatal diagnosis and its use in the diagnosis of a case of Meckel-Gruber syndrome
    R A Quintero
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 168:1552-7. 1993
    ..Our aim was to develop and evaluate a transabdominal endoscopic technique to visualize the embryo or fetus with thin-gauge needles and submillimetric fiberoptic endoscopes...
  71. ncbi Prenatal sonographic diagnosis of truncus arteriosus associated with holoprosencephaly
    Theera Tongsong
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Thailand
    J Clin Ultrasound 33:193-6. 2005
    ..Prenatal chromosomal analysis was offered and the patient elected to have cordocentesis. The chromosome study was normal...
  72. ncbi Nasal bone in prenatal trisomy 21 screening
    Anthony Shanks
    Maternal Fetal Medicine, Washington University in St Louis, St Louis, MO, USA
    Obstet Gynecol Surv 65:46-52. 2010
    ..These procedures--amniocentesis, chorionic villus sampling and cordocentesis--are invasive and carry with them the risks of bleeding, rupture of membranes, and even pregnancy loss...
  73. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis for arginase deficiency by second-trimester fetal erythrocyte arginase assay and first-trimester ARG1 mutation analysis
    Stanley H Korman
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel
    Prenat Diagn 24:857-60. 2004
    ..Prenatal diagnosis of an unaffected fetus was achieved in the second trimester of a subsequent pregnancy by cordocentesis and analysis of arginase activity in fetal erythrocytes...
  74. ncbi Antenatal treatment of fetal goiter: a therapeutic challenge
    Anat Hanono
    Department of Pediatrics, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 22:76-80. 2009
    ..Fetal hypothyroidism was confirmed by cordocentesis and amniotic hormone levels...
  75. ncbi De novo 16p13.11 microdeletion identified by high-resolution array CGH in a fetus with increased nuchal translucency
    L W Law
    Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Prince of Wales Hospital, Li Ka Shing Institute of Health Sciences, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, SAR
    BJOG 116:339-43. 2009
    ..We investigated the application of high-resolution microarray-based comparative genomic hybridisation (array CGH) on a fetus showing increased nuchal translucency (NT)...
  76. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of sickle syndromes in India: dilemmas in counselling
    Roshan Colah
    Institute of Immunohaematology ICMR, KEM Hospital Campus, Parel, Mumbai, India
    Prenat Diagn 25:345-9. 2005
    ..We have evaluated the acceptability of prenatal diagnosis and the dilemmas faced in counselling these families...
  77. ncbi Detection of C-type natriuretic peptide in fetal circulation
    H Stepan
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Leipzig, Germany
    J Perinat Med 28:118-21. 2000
    ..Using a radio-immunoassy for CNP-22 we measured for the first time CNP in fetal blood. Samples were taken by cordocentesis in a group of fetuses with rhesus isoimmunisation (10.74 +/- 2...
  78. ncbi Phenotype II triploid pregnancy and study of the parental origin of the extra set of chromosomes with fluorescence microsatellite analysis: case report
    S D Chang
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taipei
    Chang Gung Med J 24:258-62. 2001
    ..Late cytogenetic karyotyping from cordocentesis revealed a triploidy of 69, XXX...
  79. ncbi [Obstetrical results in women who underwent intrauterine invasive procedures during the pregnancy]
    Lidia Biesiada
    Klinika Połoinictwa i Ginekologii, Zaklad Ultrasonografii Ginekologiczno Polozniczej
    Ginekol Pol 77:691-9. 2006
    ..results of pregnancies among women who had intrauterine invasive procedures (IIP)--amnioinfusion, amnioreduction, cordocentesis and shunts, based on the materials from Polish Mother's Memorial Hospital Research Institute in 2000-2003.
  80. ncbi Fetal ascites and second trimester maternal hepatitis C virus infection
    Pei Ying Ling
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Taiwan Adventist Hospital, Taipei
    Taiwan J Obstet Gynecol 45:260-3. 2006
    ....
  81. ncbi Evaluation of the use of monoclonal antibodies and nested PCR for noninvasive prenatal diagnosis of hemoglobinopathies in India
    Edna D'Souza
    Department of Hematogenetics, Institute of Immunohaematology, Parel, India
    Am J Clin Pathol 130:202-9. 2008
    ..0%) of 100 cases when compared with chorionic villus sampling or cordocentesis and DNA analysis...
  82. ncbi [Idiopathic thrombocytopenia during pregnancy. The risk in connection with umbilical blood sampling is probably greater than the benefit]
    G Wegnelius
    Kvinnokliniken, Sodersjukhuset, Stockholm
    Lakartidningen 98:3403-9. 2001
    ..Our intention was to perform cordocentesis using PUBS to measure fetal platelet count in pregnant women with ITP, utilizing the information thus derived ..
  83. ncbi Severe fetal thrombocytopenia in Rhesus D alloimmunized pregnancies
    Eline S A van den Akker
    Department of Obstetrics, Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, The Netherlands
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 199:387.e1-4. 2008
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the incidence of fetal thrombocytopenia and association with hydrops in Rhesus D alloimmunization...
  84. ncbi Interferon-alpha-like biological activity in human seminal plasma, follicular fluid, embryo culture medium, amniotic fluid and fetal blood
    Snjezana Zidovec Lepej
    Division for Cellular Immunology Flow Cytometry, University Hospital for Infectious Diseases Dr Fran Mihaljevic, Mirogojska 8, Zagreb, Croatia
    Reprod Fertil Dev 15:423-8. 2003
    ..the second group consisted of 23 patients scheduled for prenatal diagnosis (15 for amniocentesis and eight for cordocentesis)...
  85. ncbi [Correlation between echographic cardiac measurements and hemoglobin deficit in fetus of red cell alloimmunized pregnancies]
    Marília Zicker Hanan
    Departamento de Ginecologia e Obstetricia, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil
    Rev Bras Ginecol Obstet 30:341-8. 2008
    ..to verify the correlation between ultrasonography heart measures and hemoglobin deficit in fetuses of alloimmunized pregnant women...
  86. ncbi Prenatal eradication of Hb Bart's hydrops fetalis
    T Tongsong
    Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, 50200, Thailand
    J Reprod Med 46:18-22. 2001
    ..fragility test) in women without known risks, (2) the couples at risk were offered genetic counseling and cordocentesis, (3) analysis of fetal blood for diagnosis, and (4) counseling for termination of pregnancy...
  87. ncbi Intrauterine diagnosis and management of fetal goiter: a case report
    Faik Mumtaz Koyuncu
    Celal Bayar University Faculty of Medicine Obstetrics and Gynecology, Manisa, Turkey
    J Clin Ultrasound 38:503-5. 2010
    ..We report a case of fetal goiter diagnosed at 30 weeks of gestation and fetal hypothyroidism confirmed by cordocentesis. Intra-amniotic levothyroxine was administered. Onset of preterm labor could not be prevented...
  88. ncbi A 46,XY/46,XX mosaicism diagnosed at amniocentesis: another case report
    Can Liao
    Prenatal Diagnostic Center, Guangzhou Maternal and Neonatal Hospital, Guangzhou Medical College, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
    Prenat Diagn 28:65-6. 2008
  89. ncbi [Assess flow velocity in the ductus venosus and inferior vena cava in fetuses in isoimmunized pregnancies]
    Eura Martins Lage
    Centro de Medicina Fetal do Hospital das Clínicas da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG
    Rev Assoc Med Bras 52:328-32. 2006
    ..Ductus venosus and inferior vena cava flow velocity was assessed in fetuses in isoimmunized pregnancies...
  90. ncbi [Guideline for prevention of RhD alloimmunization in RhD negative women]
    Marek Lubusky
    Porodnicko gynekologická klinika LF UP a FN Olomouc
    Ceska Gynekol 75:323-4. 2010
    ..villus sampling, partial molar pregnancy; Second and third trimester indications (100 microg)--amniocentesis, cordocentesis, other invasive prenatal diagnostic or therapeutic procedures, spontaneous or induced abortion, intrauterine ..
  91. ncbi Plasmapheresis and intravenous immune globulin for the treatment of D alloimmunization in pregnancy
    Deborah J Novak
    Department of Pathology, Creighton University Medical Center, Omaha, Nebraska 68131, USA
    J Clin Apher 23:183-5. 2008
    ..b>Cordocentesis and intrauterine transfusion have potential complications that have been well documented...
  92. ncbi Antenatal assessment for the detection of fetal asphyxia. An evidence-based approach using indication-specific testing
    A M Vintzileos
    Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School St Peter s University Hospital, New Brunswick 08903, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 900:137-50. 2000
    ..tests, fetal biophysical profiles, and Doppler assessments as well as invasive tests such as amniocentesis or cordocentesis. Clinical experience, combined with recent literature, suggest that there is no ideal test for all high-risk ..
  93. ncbi Fetal cardiocentesis: a review of indications, risks, applications and technique
    Albert P Sarno
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Section, Perinatal Center, St Luke s Hospital and Health Network, Bethlehem, PA 18015, USA
    Fetal Diagn Ther 23:237-44. 2008
    ..To review the indications, applications and technique of fetal cardiocentesis...
  94. ncbi Second trimester maternal serum inhibin-A in fetal anemia secondary to hemoglobin Bart's disease
    Fuanglada Tongprasert
    Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 27:1005-9. 2014
    ..To compare the levels of inhibin-A between pregnancies with fetal anemia secondary to Hb Bart's disease and pregnancies with normal non-anemic fetuses...
  95. ncbi [Importance of "Guidelines for performing fetal cardiac scan" in prenatal screening for fetal congenital heart disease]
    Yan Xu
    Maternal fetal Medical Center, Affiliated Drum Tower Hospital of Nanjing University Medical School, Nanjing 210029, China
    Zhonghua Fu Chan Ke Za Zhi 44:103-7. 2009
    ..To investigate the application of "Guidelines for performing fetal cardiac scan", issued by the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology in 2006, in prenatal screening of fetal congenital heart disease (CHD)...
  96. ncbi A Turkish newborn infant with cerebellar agenesis/neonatal diabetes mellitus and PTF1A mutation
    E Tutak
    Cukurova University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology, Adana, Turkey
    Genet Couns 20:147-52. 2009
    ..Here we report a new case of cerebellar agenesis and neonatal diabetes mellitus whose parents are PTF1A mutation carriers...
  97. ncbi Prediction of fetal anemia by Doppler of the middle cerebral artery and descending thoracic aorta
    David Pares
    Fetal Medicine Unit, Obstetrics Department, São Paulo Federal University Medical School, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Arch Gynecol Obstet 278:27-31. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the accuracy of MCA-PSV associated with DTA-MV in the prediction of fetal anemia...
  98. ncbi Determinants of the middle cerebral artery peak systolic velocity in the human fetus
    Amy H Picklesimer
    Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, USA
    Am J Obstet Gynecol 197:526.e1-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify physiologic determinants of the peak systolic blood flow velocity (PSV) of the middle cerebral artery (MCA) in the human fetus...
  99. ncbi Maternal serum S100 protein in normal and Down syndrome pregnancies
    H D Abraha
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, King s College School of Medicine and Dentistry, London, UK
    Prenat Diagn 19:334-6. 1999
    ..Maternal blood was taken at the time of chorionic villus sampling or cordocentesis (11-38 weeks' gestation) for fetal karyotyping...
  100. ncbi Prenatal diagnosis of thrombocytopenia absent radius (TAR) syndrome and vaginal delivery
    S D Shelton
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA
    Prenat Diagn 19:54-7. 1999
    ..The diagnosis of thrombocytopenia absent radius (TAR) syndrome was confirmed with cordocentesis. The differential diagnosis of radial aplasia and prenatal tests available to assist with management are ..
  101. ncbi A comparison of cordocentesis outcomes between early and conventional procedures
    Wirawit Piyamongkol
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand
    J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med 25:2298-301. 2012
    To compare procedural outcomes between early cordocentesis (16-17 weeks) and those at 18-22 weeks.

Research Grants2

  1. ALLOIMMUNIZATION TO PATERNAL LEUKOCYTES FOR HDN
    Kenneth Moise; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A monocyte monolayer assay will be performed using the spleens and sensitized red cells of the pups from the three serial breedings to determine the level of phagocytosis of the fetal reticuloendothelial system. ..
  2. Fetal and Neonatal Hemodynamics in IUGR Pregnancies
    Henry Galan; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..