Gestational outcomes of pregnant women who have had invasive prenatal testing for the prenatal diagnosis of spinal muscular atrophy

Beksac M. S., Yurter H., Tanacan A., Soyak B. B., Orgul G. G., Hakli D. A., ...More

SAJOG-SOUTH AFRICAN JOURNAL OF OBSTETRICS AND GYNAECOLOGY, vol.24, no.1, pp.15-17, 2018 (ESCI) identifier identifier


Background. Spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) is a neurodegenerative disease which is characterised by progressive degeneration of motor neurons in the anterior horns of the spinal cord. It is a mainly chromosome 5-linked genetic disorder, with recessive inheritance and it can be diagnosed prenatally.