Hydrops, Part 1 From Dr. Tala “What ACTUALLY causes that fluid build-up??!!”

Today, I review, excerpt from, and embed Tala Talks NICU‘s Hydrops, Part 1: What ACTUALLY causes that fluid build-up??!!

All that follows is from the above resource.

Sep 19, 2022

When is a puffy fetus called hydrops? Why does the fetus become edematous? What are all the conditions that cause hydrops? Learn all this and a lot more in part I of our hydrops series.

———————————————————————- References: By the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), Giancarlo Mari, MD, Mary E. Norton, MD, Joanne Stone, MD, Vincenzo Berghella, MD, Anthony Sciscione, DO, Danielle Tate, MD, and Mauro Schenone, MD


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Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) Clinical Guideline #7: Societynonimmune hydrops fetalis for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM); Mary E. Norton, MD; Suneet P. Chauhan, MD; and Jodi S. Dashe, MD


Devi, Usha & Govindarajan, Jeyanthi & Balakrishnan, Umamaheswari & Chandrasekaran, Ashok & Amboiram, Prakash. (2019). Meconium Peritonitis: A Rare Treatable Cause of Non-Immune Hydrops. Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition. 22. 576. 10.5223/pghn.2019.22.6.576. ———————



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00:50 In this video, we will discuss…

01:39 What is hydrops?

04:25 Pathophysiology of hydrops

11:53 Which diseases can cause hydrops?

12:15 Cardiac

14:15 Anemia

20:00 Infections

20:43 Genetics

22:35 Renal

23:12 Gastrointestinal

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