Ex utero intrapartum treatment


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Ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT)

A cesarean section in which the infant is removed from the uterus but the umbilical cord is not cut until after surgery for a congenital defect that blocks an air passage.
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Ex utero intrapartum treatment with placement on extracorporeal membrane oxygenation for fetal thoracic masses.
Ex Utero Intrapartum Treatment Procedure: A Peripartum Management Strategy In Particularly Challenging Cases.
2,3) When a definitive prenatal diagnosis has been reached, an ex utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) or an operation on placental support (OOPS) can be used to ensure the survival of infants born with these conditions.