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Impact of Maternal Age on Obstetric Outcome
TLDR
It is concluded that increasing maternal age is independently associated with specific adverse pregnancy outcomes and is a continuum rather than a threshold effect.
First-trimester or second-trimester screening, or both, for Down's syndrome.
TLDR
First-trimester combined screening at 11 weeks of gestation is better than second- Trimester quadruple screening but at 13 weeks has results similar to second- trimester quadruples screening.
Quad Screen as a Predictor of Adverse Pregnancy Outcome
TLDR
The data suggest that components of the quad screen may prove useful in predicting adverse obstetric outcomes and showed that the total number and specific combinations of abnormal markers are most useful in Predicting the risk of adverse perinatal outcome.
Assisted Reproductive Technology and Pregnancy Outcome
TLDR
Patients who undergo IVF are at increased risk for several adverse pregnancy outcomes, although many of these risks are not seen in patients undergoing ovulation induction, several adverse pregnancies outcomes are still increased in this group.
First-trimester or second-trimester screening, or both, for down's syndrome
TLDR
First-trimester combined screening at 11 weeks of gestation is better than secondtrimester quadruple screening but at 13 weeks has results similar to second-tr pregnancy quadruple screened, except for the comparison between serum integrated screening and combined screening.
Position statement from the Aneuploidy Screening Committee on behalf of the Board of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
TLDR
This Statement replaces the January 2011 Statement (Prenatal Diagnosis 2011;31:519–522) and the Rapid Response Statement (RIVM 2012;32:1–2).
Position statement from the Chromosome Abnormality Screening Committee on behalf of the Board of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis
TLDR
President President-Elect Past President Secretary Treasurer Lucas Otano MD, PhD (Argentina) Ignatia B. Bianchi MD, ex officio (USA) Position Statement from the Chromosome Abnormality Screening Committee on Behalf of the Board of the International Society for Prenatal Diagnosis.
First-Trimester Septated Cystic Hygroma: Prevalence, Natural History, and Pediatric Outcome
TLDR
First-trimester cystic hygroma was a frequent finding in a general obstetric screening program and has the strongest prenatal association with aneuploidy described to date, with significantly worse outcome compared with simple increased nuchal translucency.
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