Amnioreduction

Dr Matt A. Morgan and Radswiki et al.

An amnioreduction is a procedure where an amniocentesis is performed for intentional reduction of amniotic fluid volume. This is sometimes performed in the context of extreme polyhydramnios (particularly in the recipient twin in twin to twin transfusion syndrome).

Ultrasound - obstetric

Article information

rID: 15480
System: Obstetrics
Tag: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Therapeutic amniocentesis
  • Therapeutic amnioreduction

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