PATIENT TESTIMONIALS: WHY CHOOSE MFMA?, Kate (Video)

By on September 27, 2018

Many patients choose MFM and Carnegie Imaging for Women because it is a group practice. Group practices offer many benefits over solo practices to help offer patients the best care possible. First, a group practice has the benefit of greater shared clinical experience and access to information. This enables better care for the patient. In

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RISK FACTORS FOR BLOOD TRANSFUSION IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING HIGH-ORDER CESAREAN DELIVER, MFMA (Print)

By on March 21, 2018

Risk Factors for Blood Transfusion in patients undergoing high-order Cesarean delivery

For patients undergoing cesarean delivery, the risk of the operation usually increases with each successive cesarean delivery.  At Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates we care for many women with several prior cesarean deliveries and therefore perform many “high-order” cesarean deliveries (3rd or higher cesarean delivery). In this study published in Transfusion Practice, we report the outcomes

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EMERGENT PRIMARY CESAREAN DELIVERY AND MATERNAL OPERATIVE MORBIDITY, MFMA (Print)

By on March 20, 2018

Emergent Primary Cesarean Delivery and Maternal Operative Morbidit

Sometimes women in labor require a cesarean delivery.  These deliveries can be categorized as nonurgent, urgent, or emergent, based on the circumstances.  Emergent (also known as “stat”) cesarean deliveries are usually performed when concerns over the health of the fetus are so significant that every minute counts.  In these situations, the operation itself it performed

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WHAT PRENATAL LAB TESTS SHOULD I HAVE DONE?, Michael Silverstein, MD (Digital)

By on February 20, 2018

What Prenatal Lab Tests should I have Done?

If you are pregnant, you may be wondering what tests you should have performed in order to properly monitor and manage your pregnancy. As with many obstetrical care groups, our practice recommends several tests to assess maternal well-being during pregnancy; these include: Blood type and antibody screen: This assesses antigens on your red blood cells,

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