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  • Amniocentesis Test: Risks, Benefits, Accuracy, and More

    www.webmd.com/baby/guide/amniocentesis Amniocentesis can give doctors essential information about the health of your fetus. Learn more from WebMD about the risks and the benefits.
  • Amniocentesis - Mayo Clinic

    www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/amniocentesis/basics/.../PRC-20014529 Amniocentesis is a procedure in which amniotic fluid is removed from the uterus for testing or treatment. Amniotic fluid is the fluid that surrounds and protects a ...
  • Amniocentesis - American Pregnancy Association

    americanpregnancy.org/prenatal-testing/amniocentesis Amniocentesis is a diagnostic test that may be recommended by your health care provider following an abnormal triple test result. Inherited or genetic concerns lead ...
    • Amniocentesis: Get Facts on Risks and Results - MedicineNet

      www.medicinenet.com/amniocentesis/article.htm Learn about amniocentesis, a procedure that examines the chromosomes of the fetus to determine lung maturity, and the possibilities of birth defects.
    • Amniocentesis | BabyCenter

      www.babycenter.com/0_amniocentesis_327.bc Find out the risks and benefits of amniocentesis, when and how amniocentesis is done, and which disorders and defects this prenatal test can detect.
    • Amniocentesis Why it's done - Mayo Clinic

      www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/amniocentesis/basics/.../prc-20014529 Amniocentesis can be done for various reasons: Genetic testing. Genetic amniocentesis involves taking a sample of amniotic fluid and testing it for certain conditions ...
    • Amniocentesis - WebMD

      www.webmd.com/baby/amniocentesis-17766 Amniocentesis is a test to look at the fluid (amniotic fluid) that surrounds your baby (fetus). Amniotic fluid has cells and other substances that can give ...
    • Amniocentesis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amniocentesis Amniocentesis (also referred to as amniotic fluid test or AFT) is a medical procedure [1] used in prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal abnormalities and fetal infections ...
    • Amniocentesis | definition of amniocentesis by Medical dictionary

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/amniocentesis Amniocentesis Definition Amniocentesis is a procedure used to diagnose fetal defects in the early second trimester of pregnancy. A sample of the amniotic fluid, which ...
    • Amniocentesis | March of Dimes

      www.marchofdimes.org/pregnancy/amniocentesis.aspx Amniocentesis (amnio) is a prenatal test used to diagnose fetal health issues. Find out some reasons you might want to have an amniocentesis while pregnant.