Answers to EMQs

  • Chinmayee Ratha
  • Janesh Gupta


1-C(CVS)—at 11 weeks gestation with a previous history of genetic syndrome, in this case beta-thalassemia, autosomal recessive with a 25 % chance of recurrence, a CVS would be ideal. CVS can be done at 11 weeks to obtain fetal DNA—allows for earlier diagnosis and, if results are unfavourable, gives the option of a first-trimester TOP.


Twin Pregnancy Lichen Sclerosus Cervical Length Placental Abruption Cervical Smear 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Chinmayee Ratha
    • 1
  • Janesh Gupta
    • 2
  1. 1.Fetal MedicineRainbow HospitalsHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.University of Birmingham Birmingham Women’s HospitalBirminghamUK

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