Biopsy, Chorionic Villus
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To assist in diagnosing genetic fetal abnormalities such as Down syndrome.
There are no food, fluid, activity, or medication restrictions unless by medical direction. Instruct the patient to drink 1 to 2 glasses of water about 30 min prior to testing so that the bladder is full. This elevates the uterus higher in the pelvis. The patient should not void before the procedure.
(Method: Tissue culture) Normal karyotype.
Critical Findings and Potential Interventions
- Identification of abnormalities in chorionic villus tissue
Timely notification to the requesting health-care provider (HCP) of any critical findings and related symptoms is a role expectation of the professional nurse. A listing of these findings varies among facilities.
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Bladh, Mickey Lynn., and Anne M. Van Leeuwen. "Biopsy, Chorionic Villus." Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests, 7th ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425099/all/Biopsy__Chorionic_Villus.
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Biopsy, Chorionic Villus. Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. 7th ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425099/all/Biopsy__Chorionic_Villus. Accessed October 23, 2019.
Bladh, M. L., & Van Leeuwen, A. M. (2017). Biopsy, Chorionic Villus. In Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425099/all/Biopsy__Chorionic_Villus
Bladh ML, Van Leeuwen AM. Biopsy, Chorionic Villus [Internet]. In: Davis's Lab & Diagnostic Tests. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 October 23]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Davis-Lab-and-Diagnostic-Tests/425099/all/Biopsy__Chorionic_Villus.
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