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Down Syndrome Ultrasound Markers | BabyMed.com

Down Syndrome Ultrasound Markers | BabyMed.com | Project- Down Syndrome | Scoop.it
Over the last decade, new technology has improved the methods of detection of fetal abnormalities, including Down syndrome. Many but not all fetuses with Down syndrome have one or more so called 'markers' on ultrasound.
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Fetal Abnormalities - Information on Down Syndrome, Edwards Syndrome and Patau Syndrome

The Irish Maternal Fetal Foundation is a high risk pregnancy service that operates out of new state-of-the-art facilities adjacent to the Beacon Hospital in Sandyford. We provide 3D and 4D ultrasounds.
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Down Syndrome: Prenatal Risk Assessment and Diagnosis - August 15, 2000 - American Family Physician

Down syndrome (trisomy 21) is the most commonly recognized genetic cause of mental retardation. The risk of trisomy 21 is directly related to maternal age. All forms of prenatal testing for Down syndrome must be voluntary.
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First Trimester Screen Test - Nuchal Translucency | BabyMed.com

First Trimester Screen Test - Nuchal Translucency | BabyMed.com | Project- Down Syndrome | Scoop.it
The first trimester screening tests is also known as nuchal translucency screening, or NT, is a prenatal test that involves ultrasound and a blood test that can help determine the likelihood of having Down’s Syndrome or some other chromosome...
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Screening for Down's syndrome in pregnancy - Pregnancy and baby guide - NHS Choices

Screening for Down's syndrome in pregnancy - Pregnancy and baby guide - NHS Choices | Project- Down Syndrome | Scoop.it
Find out about amniocentesis and chorionic villus sampling tests in pregnancy, to diagnose whether your baby has a chromosomal disorder, such as Down's syndrome.
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Down syndrome: Tests and diagnosis - MayoClinic.com

Down syndrome: Tests and diagnosis - MayoClinic.com | Project- Down Syndrome | Scoop.it
Down syndrome — Comprehensive overview covers causes, risk factors and diagnosis of this genetic disorder.
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Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome

Prenatal Diagnosis of Down Syndrome | Project- Down Syndrome | Scoop.it
Down syndrome can be diagnosed at birth or prenatal. It is usually suspected due to some unusual physical features in an infant and confirmed by a blood test that analyzes the infants chromosomes called a karyotype.
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