Perinatal management of spina bifida

  • L Padayachy
  • D Ochieng

Abstract

The management of patients with myelomeningocele is largely dependent on the timing of the diagnosis, i.e. ante- or postnatally. Antenatal diagnosis can be made using a combination of maternal serum alpha-fetoprotein measurement, fetal ultrasonography and, where necessary, amniocentesis.
Published
2014-02-27
Section
Articles

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eISSN: 0256-95749
print ISSN: 2078-5135