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Intravascular Fetal Transfusions

Fetal and Neonatal Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia (NAIT or FNAIT), occurs in approximately 1:1000 to 1:10,000 births.

This condition results from the presence of maternal antibodies against paternal platelet antigen (Human Placental Antigen, HPA-1a).

Ultrasound-guided intravascular fetal transfusions are offered by the physicians at The Fetal Institute for different disorders associated with fetal anemia. These include Rh-sensitization, other alloimmune disorders, Parvovirus B-19 infection, microangiopathic hemolytic anemia and others. Philosophically, our physicians aim to perform the least number of procedures possible to achieve a good pregnancy outcome. The procedures are done in the Hospital in the main Operating Room, under maximum antiseptic technique.

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Our group specializes in the assessment, counseling and management of patients with high-risk pregnancies in Florida.