Medical Practice

Interauterine Transfusion: 101 Consecutive Cases treated at Queen Charlotte's Maternity Hospital

Br Med J 1973; 3 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.3.5870.39 (Published 07 July 1973) Cite this as: Br Med J 1973;3:39
  1. E. M. Holt,
  2. I. E. Boyd,
  3. C. J. Dewhurst,
  4. J. Murray,
  5. C. H. Naylor,
  6. J. H. Smitham

    Abstract

    Intrauterine transfusion was performed or attempted in 101 cases during a period of four and a half years. After exclusion of six cases, for reasons detailed in the text, 95 cases are considered in detail. Intrauterine transfusion was successfully performed in 93 of these, with a mean of 2·8 transfusions each. Forty-four babies (46·3%) survived and all but one are so far developing normally.

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