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Detection of fetal abnormality at different gestations

Helen Statham

Detection of fetal abnormality at different gestations

impact on parents and service implications

by Helen Statham

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Published by Centre for Family Research, University of Cambridge in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fetal growth disorders -- Great Britain.,
  • Mothers -- Great Britain -- Psychology.,
  • Maternal health services -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesWhen a baby has an abnormality.
    StatementHelen Statham, Wendy Solomou, Josephine M. Green.
    ContributionsSolomou, Wendy., Green, Josephine., University of Cambridge. Centre for Family Research.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 274, [76] p. ;
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15571022M
    ISBN 10095123126X
    OCLC/WorldCa50163017

    Ending a pregnancy because of fetal abnormality. Parents may experience a wide range of complex emotions when told of a problem with their pregnancy or that a fetal anomaly (also called foetal anomaly or foetal abnormality) is found. If you and your partner come to BPAS to end the pregnancy following ante-natal screening; we will provide the. However, the diagnosis of fetal abnormality is significantly different from the experience of perinatal loss (e.g., miscarriage), because it involves the need for the individual to make a series of active, complex and time sensitive decisions that challenge emotions and Size: 3MB.

    Fetal Abnormality: A Case Study. I had to organize the qualities of different teams and ensure that they complete their tasks within the specified time to ensure the preceding team does its part well and on time. While working I notice that one of the team was taking long to complete its task and that meant that the preceding team won’t. Fetal Abnormality Clinical Guideline V Page 4 of 11 or at a follow up appointment. Women under the care of FMU may contact the department by telephone with any concerns between appointments. Communication and referral to a tertiary centre Fetal cardiac abnormalities: a telemedicine link is set up with theFile Size: KB.

    Start studying Chapter 15 Prenatal Diagnostic Tests 1. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Presence location pregnancy. multifetal gestations. gestational age. fetal viability. need follow-up testing. fetal abnormality chromosome defects, pre chorionic villus sampling. Case Study: Fetal Abnormality Grand Canyon University Author Note This research was submitted by for HLTV Spirituality in Health Care course. Case Study: Fetal Abnormality The moral status of a human being is defined as the characteristic in which humans are viable. The concept of human life raises the question when is a fetus considered.


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Detection of fetal abnormality at different gestations by Helen Statham Download PDF EPUB FB2

By combining the results of the five studies (, 31–, 35) and excluding isolated nuchal abnormality (increased NT or cystic hygroma) as an abnormality, the detection rates for the different organ systems can be summarized as in, Table 2.

The overall detection rate for major fetal anomalies with early pregnancy scanning was 23%.Cited by: Review - Early detection of fetal structural abnormalities - B Weisz et al. Table 1. Overall detection rate of structural abnormalities by early (11–14 weeks) and mid-trimester ultrasound (US).

DR = detection rate is calculated by the anomalies diagnosed in uterorelative to anomalies identifies prenatally and postnatally.

Reprod Biomed Online. Apr;10(4) Early detection of fetal structural abnormalities. Weisz B(1), Pajkrt E, Jauniaux E. Author information: (1)Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University College London, WC1E 6HX, London, UK. @ Most published data on the detection of fetal anomalies at weeks are from specialized centres Cited by:   Confronting a Fetal Abnormality Karen Peterson-Iyer Leyla Ansari, 30, a recent immigrant from Afghanistan who is 22 weeks pregnant, is admitted to East Valley Hospital-a large, suburban, non-teaching hospital--with severe cramping.

Detection of fetal abnormalities by second-trimester (4–8), which may yield different detection rates than smaller hospitals in terms of the prevalence, competence, and resources to detect malfor-mations.

The Helsinki Ultrasound Trial showed signifi- abnormality was considered to have been diagnosed onlyCited by: 6. Overall, the detection rate of structurally abnormal fetuses was 59% (37/63) in early pregnancy and 81% in combination with the second trimester scan.

The cost per abnormality diagnosed in early pregnancy is estimated to be f per structurally abnormal fetus, £ per chromosomal abnormality and f per anomalous by:   The specificity and negative PV (NPV) exceeded 99% for all categories.

The effect of time during the study period, gestational age and indication for the examination on the sensitivity and PPV of ultrasound for the detection of fetal limb abnormalities are depicted in Tables 6 and and7. AHP and ART were more likely to be detected in the Cited by: There are many theories regarding the moral status of the fetus that can be applied when deciding how to proceed if these abnormalities are detected.

In the fetal abnormality case study, Jessica, Marco, Maria, and Dr. Wilson each have varying opinions on what course of action to take based on these different theories of moral status. limitations of ultrasound scanning in detecting fetal abnormality i.e.

sensitivity of detection is only 76% even for life-threatening abnormalities Treat woman sympathetically and address anxieties or concerns If woman does not wish to be informed of any fetal abnormalities, give her. Main outcome measure Detection rate of fetal anomalies and the associated cost per case detected in early pregnancy.

Results The incidence of. Jessica is a year-old immigrant from Mexico City. She and her husband Marco have been in the U.S. for the last 3 years and have finally earned enough money to move out of their Aunt Maria’s home and into an apartment of their own.

They are both hard workers. Jessica works 50 hours a week at a. Identify fetal struc-tural abnormalities that can be detected with US during the first 14 weeks of pregnancy. Discuss nuchal translucency screen-ing for chromosomal abnormalities, struc-tural defects, and genetic syndromes.

Describe the po-tential diagnostic pit-falls and limitations of fetal US due to early fetal develop-ment. Bertha Alvarez Manninen approaches the abortion rights controversy through a variety of perspectives and ethical frameworks in Pro-Life, Pro-Choice (Vanderbilt University Press, ).

She addresses the social circumstances that influence many women’s decision to abort and considers whether we believe that there are good and bad reasons to abort, and also looks at.

Detection rates for major anomalies at the mid-trimester scan vary, and have been reported at around 60%, based on the anatomical system involved and. FETAL ABNORMALITY CASE STUDY respect the wishes of others even if the worldviews are different, remain non-judgmental and unbiased, and provide high quality care that is both caring and compassionate.

Doctor Wilson and Scientism The author of this paper believes that Doctor Wilson’s personal worldview is influenced by scientism. In “Case Study: Fetal Abnormality”. Fetal karyotype is abnormal in 50% of fetuses with holoprosencephaly, and trisomy 13 is the most frequent chromosomal abnormality.

The diagnosis may be made in the latter part of the first trimester with the use of high-frequency vaginal ultrasound (Fig. 24). Prenatal testing consists of prenatal screening and prenatal diagnosis, which are aspects of prenatal care that focus on detecting problems with the pregnancy as early as possible.

These may be anatomic and physiologic problems with the health of the zygote, embryo, or fetus, either before gestation even starts (as in preimplantation genetic diagnosis) or as early in gestation Purpose: detecting problems with the pregnancy. Obstetric Imaging: Fetal Diagnosis and Care.

Book • 2nd Edition • In those cases with poor prognosis (at risk of perinatal death), different fetal interventions have demonstrated potential benefits in improving the survival rate. Measurement of fetal kidney size can assist in the diagnosis when a renal abnormality is suspected.

testing, there is a detection rate of approximately 70 to 71 percent for down syndrome, with a to 5 percent false-positive rate. 13,14 increased nuchal translucency ofFile Size: KB. Objective: Our purpose was to determine the relative accuracy of indicated versus screening second-trimester ultrasonography for detection of fetal anomalies and to assess the cost effectiveness of anomaly Design: The study population consisted of pregnant women with singleton gestations who prospectively underwent ultrasonographic Cited by:.

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Fetal abnormalities are conditions that affect a fetus or embryo and may be fatal or cause disease after birth.

Introduction Many pregnant women, undergoing termination of pregnancy for fetal abnormalities, experience anxiety and distress at the time of the procedure and after the procedure. There has been little research on health professionals and parents views on fetocide. Since the last RCOG guidance() on TOP for fetal abnormality, advances in the detection Author: S Masood, D Economides.Thus, if no abnormality is detected, the couple’s anxiety can be relieved earlier.

If an abnormality is detected earlier and if the couple decides to terminate the pregnancy, simpler, safer methods can be used. Also, early detection of an abnormality may give the couple more time to prepare for the birth of a child with special medical needs.