Fetal nuchal translucency : ultrasound screening for chromosomal defects in first trimester of pregnancy

@inproceedings{Macdonald2007FetalNT,
  title={Fetal nuchal translucency : ultrasound screening for chromosomal defects in first trimester of pregnancy},
  author={Fiona Macdonald and P M Rindl and Jennifer Haydon and Riley Cullen and Jude Gibson and John P Neoptolemos and Carole M E McKeown},
  year={2007}
}
Objective-To examine the significance of fetal nuchal translucency at 10-14 weeks' gestation in the prediction of abnormal fetal karyotype. Design-Prospective screening study. Setting-The Harris Birthright Research Centre for Fetal Medicine, King's College Hospital, London. Subjects-827 fetuses undergoing first trimester karyotyping by aminocentesis or chorionic vilius sampling. Main outcome measure-Incidence of chromosomal defects. Results-The incidence of chromosomal defects was 3% (28 of 827… CONTINUE READING

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