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Original Research
Any place for antenatal diagnos is in the third trimester of pregnancy?
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1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong - Prince of Wales Hospital - Shatin (Hong Kong)
Clin. Exp. Obstet. Gynecol. 1985, 12(3-4), 51–52;
Published: 10 September 1985

The need for a means of antenatal diagnosis of chromosomal abnormalities in the last trimester of pregnancy to avoid unnecessary intervention for the sake of the fetus is illustrated by a case in which polyhydramnios and suspected fetal hydrocephalus were found by ultrasound at 36 weeks gestation. The mother decided against early caesarian section for possible neurosurgery for the fetus. Later, she delivered vaginally of a baby with multiple abnormalities and trisomy 18.
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