medical foetal therapy

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medical foetal therapy

Any therapy in which a pharmacologic agent is administered to a woman or her foetus in order to avoid or alleviate foetal disease.

Examples
Use of blood products or other agents to prevent neural tube defects, endocrine or metabolic disorders (e.g., congenital adrenal hyperplasia, thyroid disease).
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The four other centres are for neonatology (the care of newborn infants), foetal therapy and intervention, reproductive medicine and in vitro fertilisation (IVF) and genetics and genomic medicine.
Cutting edge prenatal diagnosis and foetal therapy will be offered to meet the needs of patients and those referred