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antenatal

[¦an·te¦nād·əl]
(medicine)
Occurring or existing before birth.
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In developed countries, almost all cases of congenital cystic lesions of lung are diagnosed antenatally, but in our set up due to lack of proper antenatal checkups, only 2 cases were detected before birth.
The results of the current study have public health implications for identifying infants at risk of stillbirth antenatally in a low-resource setting.
The significant association between lower MSP values and EAS defects both antenatally and post-partum, and lower MRP values and IAS defects post-partum is consistent with the findings of other studies that suggest that the EAS contributes predominantly to anal squeeze pressure and the IAS to anal resting pressure.
The definitions of pyelectasis, hydroureter and megacystis will determine the intensity of investigations and frequency of follow-up, both antenatally and postnatally.
Stillbirth can occur either antenatally or perinatally, but sometimes UCH is uneventful.
Congenital aneurysms diagnosed antenatally may regress or increase in size to consume the ventricle.
Antenatally, wheezing was associated with maternal passive smoke exposure and postnatally, with any household member smoking.
Antenatally undiagnosed subglottic stenosis can present as an emergency that requires resuscitation at birth, and in this scenario, 'cannot intubate, cannot oxygenate' situation can be disastrous.
In fact IUGR has been reported to be antenatally detected only in one-third (25% to 32%) of pregnancies with suboptimal fetal growth [15,16].
In one review of 104 patients diagnosed either antenatally or within the first 24 hours of life, 18 infants were found to have additional defects.
"Unfortunately, sometimes it doesn't work out that way but we try very hard to do what we can antenatally to support mums and babies being together after their born."