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What alternatives are there to amniocentesis for lung function?

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Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
Maternal-Fetal Medicine 27 years experience
Good dates, U/S!: A first half of pregnancy sonogram can obviate the need for flm amniocentesis and is the best option to accurately date your pregnancy! other markers of fetal maturity include the proximal humeral epiphysis, which appears after 38 weeks.

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