First-trimester screening for aneuploidy.

  title={First-trimester screening for aneuploidy.},
  author={Karlla W Brigatti and Fergal Desmond Malone},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology clinics of North America},
  volume={31 1},
  pages={v, 1-20}
Prenatal screening for aneuploidy in the first trimester using novel ultrasound and maternal serum markers represents a promising improvement over the currently available second-trimester screening methods. This article reviews the current status of first-trimester screening for Down syndrome and other aneuploidies and explores the issues related to… CONTINUE READING