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, 29 (7), 586-590

Mid-trimester Amniocentesis Fetal Loss Rate

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Mid-trimester Amniocentesis Fetal Loss Rate

[Article in English, French]
R Douglas Wilson et al. J Obstet Gynaecol Can.

Abstract

Objective: To determine the postprocedure loss rate for mid-trimester genetic amniocentesis.

Outcome: Reduction of benign biopsy rates.

Benefits: To provide better advice for women about the risks and benefits of mid-trimester genetic amniocentesis, and to ensure that women are given sufficient information/counselling to make a decision about screening.

Summary statement: The risk of postprocedure loss is unique to the individual and is based on multiple variables.

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