Fetal therapy: Ethical considerations

N. C. Fost, W. G. Bartholome, W. Reed Bell, A. R. Fleischman, A. F. Kohrman, W. B. Weil, K. J. Ryan, A. Shaw

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With recent advances in perinatal medicine, the pregnant woman and her fetus are increasingly viewed as two treatable patients. The fetus is less surrounded in mystery and is more accessible to diagnostic procedures and treatment in utero. The area of fetal evaluation and therapy has created a variety of ethical questions.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)898-899
Number of pages2
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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