Term Amnioscopy
Code LF-7300.2000-060
Definition Programs that utilize an optical device that is inserted into the amniotic cavity via the abdominal wall to conduct direct visual examinations of the fetus as a means of diagnosing fetal abnormalities.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 8/8/07
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External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (AIRS HC-300)
Health Diagnostic, Intervention & Treatment (NPC E07)
Related Concepts Disabilities
Evaluation/Testing/Diagnosis/Assessment
Pregnancy
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References “Prenatal Screening and Diagnosis for Pediatricians”, Christopher Cunniff, MD and Committee on Genetics , PEDIATRICS Vol. 114 No. 3 September 2004, pp. 889-894 (doi:10.1542/peds.2004-1368), http://aappolicy.aappublications.org/cgi/content/full/pediatrics;114/3/889

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