Category Archive: Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

Nov 11 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Vaccine Safety, Emotions and Driving, Concussion Discussions, Surgical Excellence Award

It has been a whirlwind week for most Americans, so if you need to break away from political news to catch up with your science news, you’ve come to the right place.

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Sep 30 2016

CHOP Research In the News: New Era of Genetics, Grant Awards, Texting Cancer Survivors, Baby Teeth and Autism

A new month is about to begin, so it seems fitting that this week’s research highlights have lots of “new” initiatives that we’re excited to report.

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Sep 23 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Emmy Award, Kids and the Cancer Moonshot, Precision Approach to Epilepsy, Concussion Monitoring App

This week we’re all about getting smart in our highlights of research news from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Getting smart in the approach to tackling childhood cancer means identifying strategies that will make a decade’s progress in half the time.

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Mar 15 2016

Pennsylvania Bio Patient Impact Award Goes to Fetal Surgery Pioneer

Hats off to N. Scott Adzick, MD, surgeon-in-chief and the founder and director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, on receiving Pennsylvania Bio’s Patient Impact Award at the organization’s annual dinner March 11.

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Jan 29 2016

CHOP Research In the News: Fetal Imaging, Hoverboards, and Violence

Violence Against Children: An Urgent Public Health Priority Violence against children has reached an epidemic level globally, according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics and reported by CBS News. A team from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School analyzed 38 reports covering 96 …

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Nov 27 2015

Five Fascinating Facets of Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome

Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome (BWS) is a condition that occurs when parts of the body grow too large, too fast.

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Sep 29 2015

MOMS Study Suggests Candidates, Timing for Fetal Spina Bifida Surgery

Fetal spina bifida surgery to repair myelomeningocele is a remarkable and intricate procedure performed before birth. If untreated, spinal cord damage from amniotic fluid exposure is progressive during gestation.

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Mar 31 2015

Driven by Patients: CHOP’s Cutting-Edge Fetal Surgery to be Featured on PBS

The work of The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s N. Scott Adzick, MD, an internationally recognized fetal surgery pioneer, will be featured in the new documentary series Twice Born.

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Jan 30 2015

Bridging the Gap Between Womb and World

Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are on the cusp of an innovative approach to caring for preterm babies, one that could radically transform the way they are treated and significantly improve their outcomes.

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Aug 28 2014

Report on 100 Prenatal Surgeries for Spina Bifida Support it as New Standard of Care

Reporting on 100 recent cases of fetal surgery for spina bifida, specialists from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia achieved results similar to those in a landmark clinical trial that established a new standard of care for prenatal repair of this birth defect.

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