Chapter 19. Fetal Blood Sampling

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. Alessandro Ghidini MD1 and
  2. Anna Locatelli MD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch19

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Ghidini, A. and Locatelli, A. (2009) Fetal Blood Sampling, in Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition (eds J. T. Queenan, J. C. Hobbins and C. Y. Spong), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch19

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Georgetown University School of Medicine, 3257 N Street NW, Washington, DC 20007, USA

  2. 4

    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 4200 East 9th Avenue, B-198, Denver, CO 80262, USA

  3. 5

    National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Center for Developmental Biology and Perinatal Medicine, Pregnancy and Perinatology Branch, National Institutes of Health, 6100 Executive Bivd, Bethesda, MD 20892-7510, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Georgetown University Medical Center, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 3800 Reservoir Road NW, 3 PHC, Washington, DC 20007-2197, USA

  2. 2

    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano-Bicocca Monza, Italy

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 30 APR 2009
  2. Published Print: 9 SEP 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405125796

Online ISBN: 9781444312904

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Keywords:

  • fetal blood sampling (FBS);
  • intrahepatic blood sampling;
  • cardiocentesis, having high risk of fetal death;
  • cord hematoma, asymptomatic;
  • fetal growth restriction;
  • alloimmune thrombocytopenia (ATP);
  • Glanzmann thrombasthenia;
  • immune-mediated thrombocytopenias;
  • twin–twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Technical Considerations

  • Complications

  • Indications

  • References