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    • Endoscopic Fetoscopy 

      Mandile, Olivia
      Endoscopic fetoscopy is a minimally invasive surgical procedure performed during pregnancy that allows physicians to view the fetus in-utero. Physicians use endoscopic fetoscopy to evaluate, diagnose, and treat fetal ...
    • Intrauterine Pressure Catheter 

      Mandile, Olivia
      An intrauterine pressure catheter (IUPC) is a device placed inside a pregnant woman’s uterus to monitor uterine contractions during labor. During labor, a woman’s uterus contracts to dilate, or open, the cervix and push ...
    • Neonatal Respiratory Distress Syndrome and Its Treatment with Artificial Surfactant 

      Mandile, Olivia
      Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome, previously called hyaline membrane disease, is a respiratory disease affecting premature newborns. Neonatal respiratory distress syndrome involves shallow breathing, pauses between ...
    • Roberto Caldeyro-Barcia (1921–1996) 

      Mandile, Olivia
      Roberto Caldeyro-Barcia studied fetal health in Uruguay during the second half of the twentieth century. Caldeyro-Barcia developed Montevideo units, which are used to quantify intrauterine pressure, or the force of ...