Hydrops fetalis: recent advances.

  title={Hydrops fetalis: recent advances.},
  author={Iraj Forouzan},
  journal={Obstetrical & gynecological survey},
  volume={52 2},
  • Iraj Forouzan
  • Published 1997 in Obstetrical & gynecological survey
Hydrops fetalis is a morbid condition caused by a wide variety of fetal, placental, and maternal diseases. Mortality is high and depends on the gestational age at the time of occurrence and underlying etiology. Although the condition was described more than 300 years ago, recent advances in obstetric ultrasound, prenatal diagnostics have made it possible to differentiate various etiologies involved. It is also possible to treat some of these fetuses prenatally. In utero medical and surgical… CONTINUE READING
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