Management of ventriculomegaly in the fetus.

  title={Management of ventriculomegaly in the fetus.},
  author={Philip Leon Glick and Michael R. Harrison and Don K. Nakayama and Michael S. B. Edwards and Roy A. Filly and Daryl H. Chinn and Peter W. Callen and SarahL. Wilson and MitchellS. Golbus},
  journal={The Journal of pediatrics},
  volume={105 1},
We studied 24 human fetuses with cerebral ventriculomegaly by serial obstetric ultrasound to define the natural history of fetal ventricular enlargement and to develop a management strategy. In 10 fetuses, ventriculomegaly was associated with other severe anomalies; nine of these families chose to terminate the pregnancy. In three other severely affected fetuses in whom ventriculomegaly was detected serendipitously late in gestation, routine obstetrical management was performed; none survived… CONTINUE READING

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