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Overview of Fetal Therapy

Tuangsit Wataganara

Keywords : Congenital diaphragmatic hernia,Fetal therapy,Fetoscopy,Fetal tracheal occlusion,Lower urinary tract obstruction,Myelomeningocele,Open surgery,Shunting,Twin-twin transfusion syndrome

Citation Information : Wataganara T. Overview of Fetal Therapy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016; 10 (4):387-392.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1489

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-09-2017

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2016; The Author(s).


How to cite this article

Wataganara T, Phithakwatchara N, Nawapun K. Overview of Fetal Therapy. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2016;10(4):387-392.

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