Fetal blood sampling from the intrahepatic vein for rapid karyotyping in the second and third trimesters.

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One hundred and twelve fetuses with structural anomalies (n = 84), intrauterine growth retardation (n = 21) or amniotic fluid volume disorders (n = 7) detected by ultrasound underwent blood sampling from the intrahepatic vein for rapid karyotyping. The procedure was successful in 95.5%. 12.5% of the fetuses had an abnormal karyotype. Fetal bradycardia was… (More)

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@article{Nicolaidis1991FetalBS, title={Fetal blood sampling from the intrahepatic vein for rapid karyotyping in the second and third trimesters.}, author={Peter Nicolaidis and Umberto Nicolini and Nicholas M Fisk and Yuen Tannirandorn and Huma Nasrat and C. H. Rodeck}, journal={The British journal of radiology}, year={1991}, volume={64 762}, pages={505-9} }