Chapter 24. Amnioinfusion: Indications and Techniques

  1. John T. Queenan MD Professor Chairman Emeritus1,
  2. John C. Hobbins MD Professor of Obstetrics2 and
  3. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief3
  1. Catherine Y. Spong MD Chief

Published Online: 30 APR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444312904.ch24

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

Protocols for High-Risk Pregnancies, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Spong, C. Y. (2005) Amnioinfusion: Indications and Techniques, 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.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 1

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

  2. 2

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

  3. 3

    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. 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

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:

  • amnioinfusion - indications and techniques;
  • prophylactic amnioinfusion;
  • therapeutic amnioinfusion;
  • prophylaxis of chorioamnionitis;
  • amniotic fluid index (AFI);
  • re-aspiration of infused fluid

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Indications

  • Contraindications

  • Technique

  • Suggested Reading