Chapter 21. Intrauterine Transfusion

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus3,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics4 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief5
  1. Frederick U. Eruo MD1 and
  2. Ray O. Bahado-Singh MD2

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch21

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Eruo, F. U. and Bahado-Singh, R. O. (2009) Intrauterine Transfusion, 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.ch21

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

    University of Cincinnati, Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, PO Box 670526, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526, USA

  2. 2

    University of Cincinnati, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 231 Albert Sabin Way, PO Box 670526, Cincinnati, OH 45267-0526, 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:

  • intrauterine transfusion;
  • hemolytic disease of fetus and newborn (HDN);
  • middle cerebral artery (MCA);
  • Doppler flow ultrasound;
  • intrauterine intravascular transfusion procedure;
  • intracardiac transfusion;
  • intrauterine intraperitoneal transfusion

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Pathophysiology of Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

  • Diagnosis of Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn

  • Techniques

  • Complications of IUIVT and IUIPT

  • Follow-up

  • Timing of Delivery

  • Conclusions

  • Suggested Reading