The Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, a highly specialized multidisciplinary clinical reality with a wide area value, which the Region has included in the context of the assistance network for at-risk pregnancies, was presented in Aoup. With it, in fact, greater coordination is guaranteed between the various services and clinics dedicated to pregnancies at risk that fight with effectiveness and quality on the territory, greater inter-organizational collaboration …
The Maternal Fetal Medicine Unit, a highly specialized multidisciplinary clinical reality with a wide area value, which the Region has included in the context of the assistance network for at-risk pregnancies, was presented in Aoup. In fact, it guarantees greater coordination between the various services and clinics dedicated to high-risk pregnancies that participate with quality on the territory, greater inter-organizational collaboration between the various providers to make the entire process more homogeneous and appropriate and, finally, availability for all women with ‘high-risk’ pregnancies of the various specialist skills that contribute to the treatment path. The function of these Units in the hospital-university units of each large area is essentially the main hub to which the most overall clinical cases arrive from the functions of the high quality standard of taking charge and care, both of the mother and of the fetus, by the ‘multidisciplinary team. The intent is to reduce the incidence of perinatal morbidity and mortality and the possible development of long-term pathologies in adults using a safe and effective interventional approach with advanced technologies, based on national and international protocols and guidelines. A system perspective that also favors teaching, ensuring uniformity of treatments as close as possible to the assisted person’s residence and also reducing the waste of resources. The head of the Unit is Dr. Carlo Luchi, Aoup gynecologist with a long experience in the field of high-risk pregnancies.
A field, that of maternal-fetal medicine, which over the years has recorded considerable progress thanks to new technologies but also to the existence of figures dedicated to prenatal medicine who, in constant interaction with colleagues, have created the network of experts of the subject that work together to improve knowledge and contribute to the reduction of perinatal events. The Unit is made up of expert gynecologists in maternal-fetal medicine belonging to the Aoup Obstetrics and Gynecology structures 1 and 2, other specialists in medical and genetic areas and other dedicated health and administrative staff.
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