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What does Amnio stand for?

Amnio stands for Amniocentesis (prenatal test)


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Some 30,000 women a year in the UK undergo amniocentesis or chorionic villus sampling (CVS) to detect possible problems with a pregnancy.
Two directors resigned in protest at the prospect of tighter guidelines – approved by the Archbishop of Westminster, Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, who is the head of the Catholic church in England and Wales and patron of the hospital – that would have banned abortion referrals, amniocentesis and prescribing contraception.
At present a procedure called amniocentesis is used to test for chromosomal abnormalities.
Beginning January 1, 2006, we selected the first 50 pregnant women who underwent a midtrimester amniocentesis for prenatal diagnosis (15-18 weeks gestation) and were found to have a normal pregnancy, defined as an uncomplicated pregnancy with full-term delivery of an infant of adequate size for gestational age.