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Latest Percutaneous umbilical cord blood sampling Stories

2011-08-08 06:47:16

Researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of focused fetal gene expression analysis of target genes found in amniotic fluid using Standardized NanoArray PCR (SNAP) technology.

2009-07-07 13:15:00

A study of more than 64,000 pregnant women has found that miscarriage rates following amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling (CVS) - two invasive procedures to detect chromosomal abnormalities and birth defects - were 1.4 per cent and 1.9 per cent, respectively.

2009-01-28 20:00:00

Lenetix Announces Successful Study of Improved Non-invasive Test Procedure MINEOLA, N.Y., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Lenetix, Inc.

2006-08-31 00:59:26

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The risk of miscarriage after undergoing chorionic villus sampling, or CVS, to detect birth defects is lower than previously thought and essentially carries the same risk than the more commonly used amniocentesis, according to new research.

2006-07-12 16:40:05

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Hemolytic disease of the fetus can be detected accurately by using Doppler ultrasound to measure velocity of blood flow in the middle cerebral artery, the main artery supplying blood to the brain, doctors have found.


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  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
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