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Chronic Villous Sampling(CVS)
Basically a prenatal test in which a sample of the chorionic villi is removed from the placenta for testing, Chorionic villus sampling (CVS) ing (CVS) is a prenatal test that is used to detect birth defects, genetic diseases, and other problems during pregnancy.
Why choose Manipal Hospitals
The transabdominal procedure is performed by inserting a needle through the abdomen and uterus and into the placenta where the fetus is forming.
During the test, a small sample of cells (called chorionic villi) is taken from the placenta where it attaches to the wall of the uterus. The sample can be taken through the cervix (transcervical) or the abdominal wall (transabdominal). Our pathology lab is one of the pioneering ones in the country which is equipped with high precision equipment and specialist pathologists who are efficient in diagnosing genetic anomalies with distinction.