fetoscope


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fetoscope

 [fe´to-skōp]
1. a specially designed stethoscope for listening to the fetal heart beat.
2. an endoscope for viewing the fetus in utero.

fe·to·scope

(fē'tō-skōp),
1. A fiberoptic endoscope used in fetology.
2. A stethoscope designed for listening to fetal heart sounds.

fetoscope

/fe·to·scope/ (fēt´ah-skōp)
1. a specially designed stethoscope for listening to the fetal heart beat.
2. an endoscope for viewing the fetus in utero.

fetoscope

(fē′tə-skōp′)
n.
1. A flexible fiber-optic device used to view a fetus in utero.
2. A stethoscope designed for listening to a fetal heartbeat.

fe·tos′co·py (fē-tŏs′kə-pē) n.

fetoscope

[fē′təskōp′]
Etymology: L, fetus + Gk, skopein, to look
a stethoscope for monitoring the fetal heartbeat through the mother's abdomen.
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Fetoscope

fe·to·scope

(fē'tō-skōp)
1. A fiberoptic endoscope used in fetology.
2. A stethoscope designed for listening to fetal heart sounds.

Fetoscope

A fiber-optic instrument for viewing the fetus inside the uterus.
Mentioned in: Prenatal Surgery

fetoscope

1. a specially designed stethoscope for listening to the fetal heartbeat.
2. an endoscope for viewing the fetus in utero.
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A fetoscope is a small telescope and can be combined with tiny instruments allowing surgery inside the uterus without the need for the 5-6cm centimeter opening that is required on the mother's uterus for an open procedure.
A fetoscope is placed into the uterus, and under direct visualization a tie is placed around the cord of the abnormal fetus so that flow through all three vessels is obstructed, he explained.
Cesarean PI abr/previa, shock Cesarean Cord prolapse Cesarean Fetal distress Cesarean Malpres Cesarean True CPD Cesarean Prevent tears, speed Episiotomy Condition/Purpose Alternatives Premature labor Post dates Lovemaking, acupr, herbs PROM Avoid exams, wait, chk temp Check progress Wait, observe, ask her Monitor FHR Fetoscope, doptone Check mec/long labor Wait, position, nipple stim.
I find the lack of external fetal monitors in the rooms and the use of Pinard horns, (the only fetoscope they use), refreshing.
In this procedure, using a viewing instrument called a fetoscope, the fetal surgeon employs a laser to seal off the blood vessels that carry hazardous blood flow between the two fetuses.
Viewers will also have the chance to witness a rare fetoscope operation performed in the hope of correcting life- threatening complications before birth.
To calm the "birth junkie" in me, I opened a small shop in my home providing supplies for labor assistants (birth balls, fetoscopes, books, etc.