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By Chad Klauser Maternal Fetal Medicine physician in NYC
Emily S Miller, Lucy Minturn, Rebecca Linn, Debra E Weese-Mayer, Linda M Ernst
BACKGROUND: The American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists places special emphasis on autopsy as one of the most important tests for evaluation of stillbirth. Despite a recommendation of an autopsy, many families will decline the autopsy based on religious/cultural beliefs, fear of additional suffering for the child, or belief that no additional information will be obtained or of value. Further, many obstetric providers express a myriad of barriers limiting their recommendation for a perinatal autopsy despite their understanding of its value...
January 2016: American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Nahida A Chakhtoura, Uma M Reddy
Stillbirth is a common adverse outcome of pregnancy. Management should be individualized based on gestational age, maternal condition, prior uterine surgery, availability of skilled professionals, and maternal desires. This article discusses available data on management by gestational age and prior uterine surgery. Expectant management is a viable option for women and families who desire it and do not have any contraindications. In the second trimester, misoprostol induction and dilatation and evacuation are effective in the evacuation of the uterus...
October 2015: Seminars in Perinatology
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