Amnioinfusion

What is Amnioinfusion?

Amnioinfusion is a method of thinning thick meconium that has passed into the amniotic fluid.

It has been used to reduce meconium aspiration syndrome, though evidence of benefit is mixed.

It is sometimes used in severe cases of oligohydramnios to prevent umbilical cord compression. However, there is uncertainty about the procedure's safety and efficacy, and it is recommended that it should only be performed in centres specialising in invasive fetal medicine and in the context of a multidisciplinary team.

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Hello, My wife is 32 weeks pregnant and below is my wife scan report, BPD 77MM HC 270MM AC 258 MM FL 62 MM baby weight 1618 gms +/- 161.8 gms, our...

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Hello and welcome to HCM,     
I am Dr Nilajkumar a consultant gynecologist and I will...

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Yes mam. Am 28 weeks pregnant. Latest ultra sound scans reveals my amno fluid level is less also breath presence and the cord is around the neck of...

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Decrease in the amount of amniotic fluid level during pregnancy is called oligohydramnios.
You have not mentioned...

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iam 30 year old iam pregnant of 5month 6days iwas ok my baby movment was ok up to end of 5th month last weak i was went for my check up Dr scan and...

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Lowered amniotic fluid can result in complications of pregnancy depending on the stage of pregnancy, severity of the problem and the time of...

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