This condition results from the presence of maternal antibodies against paternal platelet antigen (Human Placental Antigen, HPA-1a).
Drainage of third-space fluid accumulation in the fetal chest can be life-saving for fetuses with pleural or pericardial effusions of lung cysts to guarantee normal fetal lung development. Our physicians have developed techniques that maximize the likelihood of a successful clinical outcome by minimizing the number of procedures required. The procedures are done in the Hospital in the main Operating Room, under maximum antiseptic technique.
Our group specializes in the assessment, counseling and management of patients with high-risk pregnancies in Florida.