Some Practical Issues in the Antenatal Detection of Neural Tube Defects and Down’s Syndrome
Maternal serum alphafetoprotein (AFP) and ultrasound screening for neural tube defects is now established in Britain and recently serum screening for Down’s syndrome has been introduced in a number of centres. Our purpose in this chapter is not to review the subject as a whole but to identify some practical issues that perhaps need wider recognition.
KeywordsSpina Bifida Neural Tube Defect Antenatal Diagnosis Serum Screening Affected Pregnancy
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