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  • Condition: Fetal Anemia
  • Journal: Zhonghua fu chan ke za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Intravascular Transfusion via the Intrahepatic Vein
  • Number of Patients: 97
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The aim of this study was to investigate the feasibility and safety of fetal intravascular transfusion via the intrahepatic vein in the treatment of fetal anemia.
  • Condition: Non-Immune Hydrops Fetalis Secondary to Congenital Chylothorax with Diffuse Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Journal: BMJ case reports
  • Treatment Used: Pleural Drainage, High-Frequency Oscillation, Inhaled Nitric Oxide Therapy, Non-Invasive Ventilation, and Dexamethasone
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a Chinese male infant diagnosed with non-immune hydrops fetalis secondary to congenital chylothorax (fluid in pleural space) with diffuse interstitial lung disease treated with pleural drainage, high-frequency oscillation, inhaled nitric oxide therapy, non-invasive ventilation, and dexamethasone.
  • Condition: Hydrops Fetalis and Neonatal Abdominal Compartment Syndrome from Immature Gastric Teratoma
  • Journal: BMC pediatrics
  • Treatment Used: Laparotomy with En Bloc Excision
  • Number of Patients: 1
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This case report describes a patient with hydrops fetalis and neonatal abdominal compartment syndrome that occurred from an immature gastric teratoma.
  • Condition: Rh Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
  • Journal: PloS one
  • Treatment Used: Anti-D Immunoglobulin Strategies
  • Number of Patients: 64860
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This study evaluated different anti-D immunoglobulin (derivative of human plasma) strategies for the prevention of Rh hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn (blood disorder that occurs when the blood types of a mother and baby are incompatible).
  • Condition: Dyskinetic Cerebral Palsy due to Preterm Bilirubin Encephalopathy
  • Journal: Brain & development
  • Treatment Used: Oral Drugs, Botulinum Toxin, Orthopedic Surgery, and Intrathecal Baclofen
  • Number of Patients: 67
  • Published —
This study sent a questionnaire to caregivers of children with preterm bilirubin encephalopathy to figure out what were the treatment strategies with the best results.
  • Condition: Severe Hemolytic Disease of the Fetus and Newborn
  • Journal: American journal of obstetrics and gynecology
  • Treatment Used: Intrauterine Transfusions
  • Number of Patients: 235
  • Published —
This study quantified the effect of one or multiple intrauterine transfusions on fetal erythropoiesis (red blood cell production) in severe hemolytic disease of the fetus and newborn.
  • Condition: Leukocytosis and Hyperbilirubinemia
  • Journal: Transfusion and apheresis science : official journal of the World Apheresis Association : official journal of the European Society for Haemapheresis
  • Treatment Used: Exchange Transfusion
  • Number of Patients: 23
  • Published —
This study investigated the use of exchange transfusion to treat neonates with leukocytosis and hyperbilirubinemia.
  • Condition: Fetal Anemia due to Red Blood Cell Alloimmunization
  • Journal: Journal of obstetrics and gynaecology : the journal of the Institute of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Treatment Used: Intrauterine Transfusion
  • Number of Patients: 42
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using an intrauterine transfusion to treat fetuses with fetal anemia due to red blood cell alloimmunization.
  • Condition: Severe Primary Fetal Hydrothorax
  • Journal: Zhonghua fu chan ke za zhi
  • Treatment Used: Thoraco-Amniotic Shunting
  • Number of Patients: 22
  • Published —
This study tested the safety and efficacy of using thoraco-amniotic shunting to treat fetuses with severe primary fetal hydrothorax.
  • Condition: Fetuses with Immune-Mediated Complete Atrioventricular Block (CAVB)
  • Journal: The journal of maternal-fetal & neonatal medicine : the official journal of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, the Federation of Asia and Oceania Perinatal Societies, the International Society of Perinatal Obstetricians
  • Treatment Used: Maternal Steroid Therapy
  • Number of Patients: 162
  • Published —
This review of the literature explored he effect of maternal fluorinated steroid therapy on fetuses affected by immune-mediated complete atrio-ventricular block (CAVB) in utero.
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