Chapter 20. Fetal Reduction

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus2,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics3 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief4
  1. Mark I. Evans MD

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch20

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Evans, M. I. (2009) Fetal Reduction, 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.ch20

Editor Information

  1. 2

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

  2. 3

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

  3. 4

    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. Institute for Genetics, 635 Madison Avenue, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10022, USA

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 reduction;
  • Society of Assisted Reproductive Technologies (SART);
  • multifetal pregnancy reduction;
  • selective termination;
  • transabdominal needle insertion;
  • Rho (D) immunoglobulin (RhoGAM)

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diagnosis and Work-up

  • Management

  • Complications

  • Follow-up

  • Suggested Reading