Affected Pregnancy

Affected Pregnancy

A term of art referring to a pregnancy in which the fetus has a “target” condition.
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Only healthy embryos are transferred to the mother's uterus and consequently the risk of an affected pregnancy is greatly reduced.
On average, the likelihood that a screen positive result actually represents an affected pregnancy may be less than 5%.
The report brought to the forefront the concept of likelihood ratios, the estimation of a woman's risk of having an affected pregnancy, and the method of estimating screening performance with several screening markers simultaneously.
terminate ah affected pregnancy, but rather to prepare for the birth and
We also wanted to track how the virus affected pregnancy by studying the outcomes," Anderson said.
Until now, couples in whom one person was a dominant carrier of this adult-onset colorectal cancer had to wait for prenatal tests to confirm an affected pregnancy and then make the decision about termination.
At the moment there is no reliable means of prevention and no treatment which can normalise an affected pregnancy.
As expected, other factors, such as age, lower educational status, and less reliable forms of contraception also affected pregnancy rates.
Some families choose to terminate an affected pregnancy, if, for example, they have already lost a child to EB.
These risk assessment protocols result in the referral of approximately 5% of normal pregnancies to be screened through invasive procedures, such as amniocentesis, to help rule out the chances of an affected pregnancy for Down syndrome.
NEW ORLEANS -- Women who had early preeclampsia while pregnant faced a greater than threefold increased risk for hypertension 10 years following the affected pregnancy, according to a case-control study of 671 women at one Dutch hospital.
Risks for Down syndrome are usually calculated by converting marker measurements into gestational age-adjusted multiples of the median (MoMs) [5] establishing a likelihood ratio that is based on the expected distributions of the MoM values in affected and unaffected pregnancies and the use of the likelihood ratio to modify the maternal age-specific risk for an affected pregnancy (3, 4).