[Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 21: the Tunisian experience].

@article{Chelli2008PrenatalDO,
  title={[Prenatal diagnosis of trisomy 21: the Tunisian experience].},
  author={Dalenda Chelli and Kaouther Dimassi and Myriam Chaabouni and Moez Ben Saad and Hela Mssaed and Fatma Bchir and B{\'e}chir Zouaoui and Ezzeddine Sfar and Soumaya Gaigi and Badis Chanoufi},
  journal={Sante},
  year={2008},
  volume={18 4},
  pages={199-203}
}
UNLABELLED Down syndrome (Trisomy 21) is the most common fetal chromosomal abnormality in humans. Its clinical signs are now well known. Methods for prenatal screening have advanced substantially in the past two decades. OBJECTIVE To describe our experience with prenatal diagnosis of Down syndrome, including the indications, methods and results. MATERIAL AND METHODS This retrospective study examined cases over a 4-year period. We adopted a sequential screening strategy for patients followed… CONTINUE READING