Prenatal screening are blood tests with an ultrasound, which are done starting at 11 weeks of pregnancy and they tell you, your chance of having a baby with Down syndrome, trisomy 18 or structural abnormality.
Every woman has a risk of having a baby with Down syndrome. A screening test is offered to all women during early pregnancy to look at the risk in this pregnancy of the baby being born with Down syndrome.
It is important to understand that the screening test does not give a definite ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer as to whether or not the baby does have Down syndrome. If your screening test shows a high risk that the baby has Down syndrome, you will usually be offered a diagnostic test.
These screening tests can also be utilised to get individualised chance of mother developing Pre-Eclampsia.
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Although pulmonary medicine only began to evolve as a medical specialty in the 1950s, William Welch and William Osler founded the ‘parent’ organization of the American Thoracic Society, the National Association.