This condition results from the presence of maternal antibodies against paternal platelet antigen (Human Placental Antigen, HPA-1a).
Fetal urine can be obtained at The Fetal Institute to evaluate fetal renal function. The procedure is done under ultrasound guidance with local or no anesthesia. Assessment of fetal renal function is an integral part of the algorithm used at The Fetal Institute for the evaluation of patients with lower urinary tract obstruction to determine their eligibility for therapy.
Our group specializes in the assessment, counseling and management of patients with high-risk pregnancies in Florida.