maternal-fetal medicine

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maternal-fe·tal med·i·cine

a subspecialty of obstetrics/gynecology devoted to the study of the obstetric, medical, and surgical complications of pregnancy.
Synonym(s): fetology

ma·ter·nal-fe·tal med·i·cine

(mă-tĕr'năl-fē'tăl med'i-sin)
Subspecialty of obstetrics/gynecology devoted to the study of the obstetric, medical, and surgical complications of pregnancy.
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Director of Maternal-Fetal Medicine and the Perinatal Center of Sarasota Memorial Hospital
3] But this very general statement of support for diverse "individual positions" is somewhat less than candid in failing to acknowledge that a pro-life position is not easily (in the moral sense) reconciled with the normal practices and procedures of maternal-fetal medicine.
Maternal Fetal Medicine of Southwest Florida was established in 2000 and currently has four physicians, 11 sonographers and 26 other clinical and administrative staff who provide a range of perinatology and sonographic services including comprehensive high-risk maternal-fetal medicine, ultrasounds, amniocentesis, diagnostic testing and genetic counseling.
Gibson said his colleagues in maternal-fetal medicine and in perinatology were big supporters of his training in the obstetric medicine fellowship.
WASHINGTON -- Universal cervical length screening to prevent preterm birth has been implemented by more two-thirds of institutions with maternal-fetal medicine fellowship programs, but less than half of these programs screen with transvaginal ultrasound, a national survey has found.
Her US Navy ObGyn was advised by a maternal-fetal medicine (MFM) specialist to monitor the pregnancy closely with frequent ultrasonography and other tests that were never performed.
Kumar (fetal and maternal medicine, Imperial College London, UK) offers a pocket guide to the management of normal pregnancy and the at-risk fetus for maternal-fetal medicine specialists, sub-specialty trainees, obstetricians, and midwives.
Malone reported at the annual meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine.
Wells, an assistant professor in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill.
NYSE: MD) today announced the acquisition of a maternal-fetal medicine physician practice based in Lithia Springs, Georgia.
Cahill, associate professor and chief of the division of maternal-fetal medicine in the department of obstetrics and gynecology at Washington University, St.
AT 13 WEEKS' GESTATION, a 34-year-old woman underwent chorionic villus sampling (CVS) at a maternal-fetal medicine center.

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