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Amnioexchange for the treatment of gastroschisis--an in vitro study to determine the volume and number of exchanges needed.

Authors
  • Marder, Amanda L1
  • Moise, Kenneth Jr
  • Chuang, Alice
  • Johnson, Anthony
  • Chapman, John F
  • Snyder, Jennifer A
  • 1 Divsion of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, University of North Carolina School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7516, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy
Publisher
S. Karger AG
Publication Date
2008
Volume
23
Issue
2
Pages
95–99
Identifiers
PMID: 18033964
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Our formula required a correction factor of 3 or 4 fewer exchanges to obtain the desired 75% reduction in chloride concentration. It may be useful when investigations to study amnioexchange are undertaken for the treatment of fetuses with gastroschisis.

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