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Therapeutic Fetal Vesicoamniotic Shunt Placement

Published:April 14, 2016DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jogc.2016.02.009
      A 30-year-old woman underwent ultrasound assessment at 26 weeks' gestation because of findings suggestive of urinary tract obstruction on an ultrasound performed locally after a normal 20-week scan. The latter ultrasound demonstrated anhydramnios and a male fetus with a large bladder (B), hydronephrosis (K), and renal dysplasia, consistent with fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (Figure 1A ).
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