Amniodrainage | definition of amniodrainage by Medical dictionary
amniodrainage (am?ne-o-dran'aj) [ amnio- + drainage]
Withdrawal of amniotic fluid to treat fetal diseases and conditions such as twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome. Synonym: therapeutic amniocentesis
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, cephalocentesis; a midwife to attend to the patient and keep her comfortable during the procedure; a scrub sister to assist with the procedure, including collecting and labelling blood specimens; and a sonographer/assistant to 'drive' the ultrasound machine as required during the procedure.