Safety of chronic fetal vascular access in the sheep model.

@article{Paek2001SafetyOC,
  title={Safety of chronic fetal vascular access in the sheep model.},
  author={Benita W Paek and John B Lopoo and Russell Jennings and Diana Lee Farmer and Craig T. Albanese and Michael R. Harrison},
  journal={Fetal diagnosis and therapy},
  year={2001},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={98-100}
}
OBJECTIVE Long-term access to the fetal circulation has the potential to open up new perspectives in the treatment of numerous fetal anomalies. The purpose of this study was to investigate the safety of long-term catheterization of fetal placental vessels. METHODS A midline laparotomy was performed in 4 time-mated pregnant ewes at 125 days' gestation… CONTINUE READING