Predisposing factors and effects of fetal bradycardia following cordocentesis at mid-pregnancy.

@article{Wanapirak2012PredisposingFA,
  title={Predisposing factors and effects of fetal bradycardia following cordocentesis at mid-pregnancy.},
  author={Chanane Wanapirak and Wirawit Piyamongkol and Supatra Sirichotiyakul and Kasemsri Srisupundit and Theera Tongsong},
  journal={The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians},
  year={2012},
  volume={25 11},
  pages={2261-4}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify predisposing factors of fetal bradycardia following cordocentesis at mid-pregnancy and to compare the pregnancy outcomes to those without bradycardia. METHODS All cordocenteses performed at 18-22 weeks of gestation were prospectively enrolled. The inclusion criteria consisted of: (i) singleton pregnancies; (ii) no fetal structural or chromosomal abnormalities; (iii) the procedures done by experienced operators. They were divided into two groups; procedures with fetal… CONTINUE READING