Amniocentesis

Amniocentesis

Picture of how an amniocentesis is done

Wavy lines mean ultrasound waves. During amniocentesis, amniotic fluid is drawn from the uterus.

ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical Reviewer Sarah A. Marshall, MD - Family Medicine Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine Kirtly Jones, MD - Obstetrics and Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology

Current as ofMarch 28, 2018