This condition results from the presence of maternal antibodies against paternal platelet antigen (Human Placental Antigen, HPA-1a).
Although most fetal disorders can be assessed with ultrasound or fetal MRI, endoscopic assessment of the fetus or amniotic cavity may be necessary for certain conditions. Diagnostic fetoscopy, perfected by the physicians at The Fetal Institute, can be offered to confirm or rule out certain disorders. The procedure is done at the Hospital in the main operating room.
Our group specializes in the assessment, counseling and management of patients with high-risk pregnancies in Florida.