Extreme second-trimester serum analyte values in down syndrome pregnancies with hydrops fetalis.

@article{Benn2002ExtremeSS,
  title={Extreme second-trimester serum analyte values in down syndrome pregnancies with hydrops fetalis.},
  author={Peter Benn and James F X Egan and Charles J Ingardia},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2002},
  volume={11 4},
  pages={262-5}
}
OBJECTIVE To compare second-trimester maternal serum analyte values in Down syndrome pregnancies with, and without, hydrops fetalis. METHODS Seven hydropic and 85 non-hydropic Down syndrome pregnancies were identified among women with positive second-trimester maternal serum screening results. Values for maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein (MSAFP), human chorionic gonadotropin (hCG), unconjugated estriol and inhibin-A, and risks for Down syndrome were compared using the non-parametric Mann… CONTINUE READING
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