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  1. Comparison of chorionic villus sampling and amniocentesis : current status of prenatal diagnosis in Japan.

    Article - En anglais

    Data were tabulated and compared for cases involving prenatal diagnostic procedures performed in the 8 years between January 1985 and December 1992.

    Of a total of 2781 pregnancies, 2546 cases (91.5 per cent) were diagnosed by amniocentesis, and 235 (8.5 per cent) by chorionic villus sampling (CVS).

    These findings reflect the fact that amniocentesis has taken deep root as the prenatal diagnostic procedure widely acknowledged by society, whereas even the existence of CVS has yet to be generally recognized.

    Analysis of our clinical and laboratory results and complication rates, however, suggests that CVS is a safe and accurate alternative to amniocentesis which should and can be positively presented to all patients who are candidates for prenatal diagnosis.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etude comparative, Choriocentèse, Amniocentèse, Diagnostic, Prénatal, Japon, Asie, Prévention, Métabolisme pathologie, Aberration chromosomique, Maladie héréditaire

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Comparative study, Chorionic villi sampling, Amniocentesis, Diagnosis, Prenatal, Japan, Asia, Prevention, Metabolic diseases, Chromosomal aberration, Genetic disease

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 94-0577531

    Code Inist : 002B20A04. Création : 09/06/1995.