Prenatal and Postnatal Management of Intrauterine Pleural Effusions Associated with Nonimmune Hydrops Fetalis

Cömert H. S. Y., Kader Ş., Osmanağaoğlu M. A., Ural D. A., Yaşar Ö. F., İmamoğlu M., ...More

AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PERINATOLOGY, vol.39, no.13, pp.1405-1409, 2022 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 39 Issue: 13
  • Publication Date: 2022
  • Doi Number: 10.1055/s-0040-1721689
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, BIOSIS, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.1405-1409
  • Keywords: nonimmune hydrops fetalis, intrauterine pleural effusions, batticon, EXIT procedure, CONGENITAL CHYLOTHORAX, POVIDONE-IODINE, PLEURODESIS, ETIOLOGY
  • Karadeniz Technical University Affiliated: Yes


Objective Nonimmune hydrops fetalis (NIHF) is defined as the accumulation of excess fluid in two or more body cavities in the fetus without blood incompatibility between mother and baby. We aimed to present our prenatal and postnatal management of intrauterine pleural effusions associated with NIHF.