Intra-Uterine Diagnosis of Birth Defects

  • Arthur Robinson
  • Mary Puck
  • William Droegemueller
  • Stephen Goodman
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 27)


One of the major long term aims of teratology, I presume, is the prevention of birth defects by increasing our knowledge of extrinsic factors which interfere with normal fetal development. It may be appropriate to remind you that another way to prevent birth defects is to interrupt pregnancy when there is evidence of fetal maldevelopment.


Osteogenesis Imperfecta Autosomal Recessive Disease Amniotic Fluid Cell Firm Indication Amniotic Cell 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • Arthur Robinson
    • 1
  • Mary Puck
    • 1
  • William Droegemueller
    • 1
  • Stephen Goodman
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of Biophysics and Genetics, Pediatrics, and Obstetrics and GynecologyUniversity of Colorado Medical CenterDenverUSA

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