Prenatal Diagnosis and Treatment of Congenital Differences of the Hand and Upper Limb

Bae, Donald S.; Barnewolt, Carol E.; Jennings, Russell W.
July 2009
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Jul2009 Supplement 4, Vol. 91-A, p31
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the prenatal screening and treatment of congenital defects of the hand and forelimb. It discusses current guidelines for the diagnosis of the incidence and prevalence fetal anomalies, as well as the current prenatal imaging technology and some related ethical considerations in prenatal diagnosis and treatment of congenital abnormalities. It is noted that advances in ultrasonography and imaging allows the early detection of the static and dynamic details of the anomalies.


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