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Chorionic Villi Sampling (CVS)

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AN Procedures - fetal assessment

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Data definitions

WA: CVS/placental biopsy ACT: Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) is the aspiration of a sample of chorionic tissue for biochemical and chromosome analysis.

Additional information

VIC include a free text and coded field for antenatal screening which may capture CVS. NSW, VIC, SA RCA notification forms record method of antenatal diagnosis with a free text field that may capture other methods of antenatal screening.

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