Update on Procedure-Related Risks for Prenatal Diagnosis Techniques

  title={Update on Procedure-Related Risks for Prenatal Diagnosis Techniques},
  author={Ann Tabor and Zarko Alfirevic},
  journal={Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy},
  pages={1 - 7}
Introduction: As a consequence of the introduction of effective screening methods, the number of invasive prenatal diagnostic procedures is steadily declining. The aim of this review is to summarize the risks related to these procedures. Material and Methods: Review of the literature. Results: Data from randomised controlled trials as well as from systematic reviews and a large national registry study are consistent with a procedure-related miscarriage rate of 0.5–1.0% for amniocentesis as well… 

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