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2000) The impact of antenatal diagnosis on the effectiveness and timing of counselling for cleft lip and palate.
Only 13% of mothers in this study received an antenatal diagnosis which was significantly lower than the 45% reported in the UK wide CLAPA survey of 2006.
In conclusion, PC is rare anomaly and antenatal diagnosis is the most important point to be emphasized.
In cases in which no antenatal diagnosis has been made, life-threatening upper airway obstruction does not become evident until birth.
The possibility of a requirement for long-term ventilatory support should be discussed with families at antenatal diagnosis.
All samples were collected at the Antenatal Diagnosis Unit of the University Hospital Groningen, The Netherlands, into non-gel-barrier Vacutainer Tubes.
Many questions ate raised when an antenatal diagnosis of hydronephrosis is made, including the possibility of in utero intervention, delivery route and the need for tertiary care (16).
In the structured interview, the parents were asked: (i) if they had informed their families (sibs, first and second cousins), friends, and co-workers that they were carriers of thalassaemia gene and, therefore, had a thalassaemic child; (ii) if there was increased risk of their family members being carriers and of having a thalassaemic child; (iii) if they had informed their relatives about the availability of antenatal diagnosis for carrier couples; and (iv) if parents had any reservation in our approaching their relatives directly to counsel them on increased risk of their being thalasseamia carriers and availability of carrier detection test.
Baby Sophie appeared perfectly healthy when she was born weighing 7lbs 10oz, but doctors knew from the antenatal diagnosis that she would deteriorate rapidly without immediate intervention.
If a physician cannot discuss issues of antenatal diagnosis with patients and present both viewpoints, then it would be better for all concerned if he or she entered another field.
Identification of those abnormal genes that permit blistering will make antenatal diagnosis simpler," says Joseph McGuire of Yale University in New Haven, Conn.