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[Analysis of the combined first trimester screening for chromosomal abnormalities].

Authors
  • Drummond, Carolina Leite1
  • Oliveira, Rita de Cássia Sanches
  • Bussamra, Luiz Claudio de Silva
  • Mangueira, Cristóvão Luis P
  • Cordioli, Eduardo
  • Aoki, Tsutomu
  • 1 Setor de Medicina Fetal do Hospital Albert Einstein-São Paulo (SP), Brasil.
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revista brasileira de ginecologia e obstetricia : revista da Federacao Brasileira das Sociedades de Ginecologia e Obstetricia
Publication Date
Jun 01, 2011
Volume
33
Issue
6
Pages
288–294
Identifiers
PMID: 21877018
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

the combined first trimester screening was effective to detect chromosomal abnormalities, mainly for trisomy 21, with low false-positive rates. The combined test contributed to decreasing the indication of an invasive test if we compare to maternal age alone as a risk factor.

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