Fetal anomalies: screening, conditions, diagnosis, treatment

These documents describe conditions screened for by the NHS fetal anomaly screening programme (FASP), including diagnostic tests and treatment options.

Abdominal wall defects

  1. Exomphalos: information for parents
  2. Gastroschisis: information for parents

Bilateral renal agenesis

  1. Bilateral renal agenesis: information for parents

Cleft lip

  1. Cleft lip: definition, screening, diagnosis, treatment
  2. Cleft lip: description in brief

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)

  1. CDH: information for parents

Congenital heart disease

  1. Congenital heart disease: information for parents

Lethal skeletal dysplasis

Trisomy 13

  1. Trisomy 13: description in brief

Trisomy 18

  1. Trisomy 18: description in brief

Neural tube defects

  1. Anencephaly: information for parents
  2. Spina bifida: information for parents

Diagnostic tests

Information parents about diagnostic tests that can be taken after being screened positive.

  1. CVS and amniocentesis diagnostic tests: description in brief
Published 1 January 2013
Last updated 19 February 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'Spina bifida: information for parents' leaflet.

  2. Added 'CVS and amniocentesis diagnostic tests: description in brief' leaflet to document collection. And removal of outdated leaflets from diagnostic tests section of collection.

  3. First published.