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9 Item(s) found for:  Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic 

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Advanced aneuploidy screening with cell-free DNA: A guide to prenatal testing   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout gives information to help expectant parents decide if they want to have an advanced aneuploidy screening test. This test tells if the fetus has extra copies or missing copies of certain chromosomes, which can cause Down syndrome, Edward syndrome, Patau syndrom, or Turner syndrome. This handout explains the test and its limitations, and defines some medical terms.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 9/2012
Amniocentesis: Helping you understand your procedure and the consent form   English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout describes the amniocentesis test including how it is done, what happens during the test, how to prepare, what happens after the test, and timing for receiving results.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
Chorionic villus sampling: Helping you understand your procedure and the consent form   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian
Abstract: This handout describes chorionic villus sampling (CVS). It explains how CVS is done, what happens during the test, how to prepare, and when test results will be received.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
Cystic fibrosis: A guide to carrier testing   English Spanish
Abstract: This handout explains the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis, the chances of being a carrier,and reasons to be or not to be tested. This information is also included in the birth booklet, "Pregnancy and Giving Birth," document #UH2334, available through Materials Management (uwmcmm@u.washington.edu).
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2003
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
Expanded carrier testing: A genetic test for hereditary diseases   English
Abstract: This handout gives information to help prospective parents decide if they want to have a test to see if they are a carrier of a genetic disease.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2012
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 7/2015
Guide to prenatal testing: Learning about your baby's health   Chinese English Korean Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam Japanese
Abstract: This handout describes genetic tests that a mother may choose to have during her pregnancy. Included are screening and diagnostic tests such as nuchal translucency (NT) ultrasound, integrated screen, quad screen, chorionic villus sampling (CVS), amniocentesis with ultrasound, and anatomy ultrasound. Through prenatal tests of genetics, information about Down syndrome (trisomy 21), trisomy 18 (Edwards syndrome), spina bifida, and other inherited diseases can be revealed. This document is a chapter in the birth book "Pregnancy and Giving Birth."
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2007
UWMC Dept: Maternal and Infant Care Clinic (MICC)
Revised Date: 12/2012
Integrated screen: A guide to prenatal testing   Chinese English Korean Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout provides information for women to help them decide if they want to have an integrated screen test, which will show the chance that their baby has Down syndrome, trisomy 18, or spina bifida. Included are risks, benefits, and what a "positive" or "negative" result means.
Author: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2009
UWMC Dept: Prenatal Diagnosis Clinic
Revised Date: 2/2009
Prenatal Diagnosis Program   English
Abstract: This brochure describes services provided by the Prenatal Diagnosis Program at UWMC. Those services include genetic counseling, prenatal screening, and diagnostic testing. Included are possible reasons for referral to the clinic, as well as a map and contact information.
Author: University of Washington Medical Center
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 2000
UWMC Dept: University of Washington Medical Center
Revised Date: 4/2013
Quad screen: A guide to prenatal testing   Chinese English Russian Somalian Spanish Vietnam
Abstract: This handout gives information to help women decide if they want to have a quad screen. The test, done during pregnancy, shows the chance of the baby having Down syndrome, trisomy 18, or spina bifida. Benefits and risks of the test, and explanations of "positive" and "negative" test results are included.
Author: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Publisher/Date: University of Washington Medical Center, 1995
UWMC Dept: Maternity and Infant Center (MIC)
Revised Date: 2/2009
 
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