Comparison of complications in second trimester amniocentesis performed with 20G, 21G and 22G needles.

@article{Uluda2010ComparisonOC,
  title={Comparison of complications in second trimester amniocentesis performed with 20G, 21G and 22G needles.},
  author={Seyfettin Uludağ and Yavuz Selim Aydin and Farida Ibrahimova and Rıza Madazli and Cihat Şen},
  journal={Journal of perinatal medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 6},
  pages={597-600}
}
AIM to compare short- and long-term complications of amniocentesis performed with 20G, 21G, and 22G needles. METHODS this observational study included 793 pregnant women who underwent amniocentesis in the Perinatology Department of Cerrahpasa Medical Faculty, Istanbul University, Turkey. The patients were divided into three groups according to the needle size used for the procedure: 20G (Group 1), 21G (Group 2), and 22G (Group 3). The incidences of early and late complications were compared… CONTINUE READING