A non-human primate model for the in utero chronic catheterization of the umbilical vein. A preliminary report.

Abstract

Short-term ultrasound-guided fetal umbilical cord catheterization in humans has been reported. However, before chronic umbilical vein catheterization is attempted in humans the technique must be tested in the non-human primate model. If the fetus was to tolerate this procedure, chronic fetal umbilical vein catheterization could be used for drug… (More)

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@article{Lmery1995ANP, title={A non-human primate model for the in utero chronic catheterization of the umbilical vein. A preliminary report.}, author={Didier L{\'e}mery and Joaquin Santolaya-Forgas and L. Wilson and Andre Bieniarz and Stephen Warsof}, journal={Fetal diagnosis and therapy}, year={1995}, volume={10 5}, pages={326-32} }