n Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum - Cord blood - medical waste? : review article
|Article Title||Cord blood - medical waste? : review article|
|© Publisher:||In House Publications|
|Journal||Obstetrics and Gynaecology Forum|
|Publication Date||Oct 2008|
|Pages||109 - 111|
|Keyword(s)||Clamping, Cord stem cells, Neonatal anaemia and Umbilical cord|
Umbilical cord blood has been described as medical waste but considerable interest in cord blood has arisen lately because of recent debates and research into fetal physiology. The debates revolve firstly about when the cord should be clamped, and the secondly about whether cord blood should be stored for possible use later.
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