Prenatal diagnosis by chorionic villus sampling

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The future of chorionic villus sampling can only be envisioned in the light of current knowledge. Amniocentesis will undoubtedly continue to hold an important place in prenatal diagnosis. Patients now have a choice in prenatal diagnostic procedures for most genetic disorders. Many are already choosing chorionic villus sampling despite the questions that remain regarding risks and diagnostic accuracy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)179-213
Number of pages35
JournalObstetrics and Gynecology Clinics of North America
Issue number2
StatePublished - 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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