Selective reduction in multifetal pregnancies: technical and psychological aspects.

@article{VauthierBrouzes1992SelectiveRI,
  title={Selective reduction in multifetal pregnancies: technical and psychological aspects.},
  author={Danielle Vauthier-Brouzes and G. Lefebvre},
  journal={Fertility and sterility},
  year={1992},
  volume={57 5},
  pages={1012-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate efficiency and safety of a very early transvaginal selective reduction procedure in multifetal pregnancies. DESIGN Prospective study. SETTING Obstetric and Gynecology Department, University of Paris VI. PATIENTS Twenty-two patients with multifetal pregnancies: 14 triplets, 8 quadruplets, and 1 quintuplet. INTERVENTION Selective embryonic reduction was performed at 7 weeks of amenorrhea under general anesthesia by transvaginal embryo puncture and aspiration. Two… CONTINUE READING