Prenatal and Postnatal Follow-up in Trisomies 13 and 18: A 20-Year Experience in a Tertiary Center

Dogan O. A., Demir G. U., Arslan U. E., Simsek-Kiper P. O., ÜTİNE G. E., ALİKAŞİFOĞLU M., ...More

American Journal of Perinatology, vol.35, no.5, pp.427-433, 2018 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0037-1608632
  • Journal Name: American Journal of Perinatology
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.427-433
  • Keywords: trisomy 13, trisomy 18, prenatal counseling, intervention, outcome, TRISOMY-18, MANAGEMENT, POPULATION, INFANTS, PREVALENCE, DIAGNOSIS, MORTALITY, TRENDS, CARE, INTERVENTION
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


Objective Trisomies 13 and 18 are among the most common autosomal aneuploidies associated with high mortality rates. Conventional management strategies offer to limit interventional support; however, some of the recent studies suggest that intervention does make a difference in terms of survival.