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
respects the need and responsibility of its members to determine their individual positions based on personal values or beliefs."[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.
Blood samples collected at 24 and 28 weeks gestation during the NICHD Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network Preterm Prediction Study were used to create the blinded set of cases and controls.
Varner of the division of maternal-fetal medicine at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City, followed 1,053 women who were delivered of a term, singleton, live-born infant at one of four hospitals in Utah between 2005 and 2007.
Bowling said it's not uncommon to comanage a pregnant patient with both obstetric medicine and maternal-fetal medicine colleagues.
Badell is an assistant professor of gynecology and obstetrics in the division of maternal-fetal medicine at Emory University in Atlanta.
He furthered his education with a fellowship in Maternal-Fetal Medicine at the University of South Florida College of Medicine in Tampa.
Natera will feature its recently expanded Panorama non-invasive prenatal test, which is now validated for screening twin pregnancies, at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Annual Meeting in Dallas, Jan.
In August 2014, the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), and the American College of Nurse Midwives (ACNM) collectively sent a letter to the Secretary of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) requesting greater governmental focus and assistance in addressing the issue of PTB prevention.
Houston Perinatal Associates employs four physicians and 30 other clinical and administrative staff who provide comprehensive high-risk maternal-fetal medicine services at The Woman's Hospital of Texas and 10 satellite perinatal clinics.
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.
of New South Wales), Hobel (maternal-fetal medicine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center), and 31 contributors offer the fifth edition of this textbook on gynecologic and obstetric disorders.

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