Category Archive: Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

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.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/report-100-prenatal-surgeries-spina-bifida-support-new-standard-care/

Mar 14 2014

Study Shows Normal Neurodevelopment Two Years After in Utero Surgery for Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at CHOP serves more than 150 families with complicated multiples pregnancies each year and performs more than 50 fetoscopic laser surgeries annually, one of the highest volumes of prenatal laser surgeries in the nation.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/chop-researcher-sets-goals-new-istss-president-2/

Nov 22 2013

Fetal Surgeon N. Scott Adzick, MD to Be Honored with John Scott Award

Dr. Adzick will receive the prestigious 2013 John Scott Award at a ceremony tonight at Philadelphia’s American Philosophical Society.

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Jun 10 2013

1,000 Miracles: CHOP Celebrates Birth of 1,000th Fetal Surgery Patient

The Children’s Hospital of Philadephia is proud to announce the birth of its 1,000th fetal surgery patient. Audrey Rose Oberio was born May 28 to Jackie and Gideon Oberio. The Oberios traveled to CHOP from Maryland so Audrey could be treated for myelomeningocele, the most severe form of spina bifida, at Children’s Hospital’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

Permanent link to this article: http://blog.research.chop.edu/1000-miracles-chop-celebrates-birth-of-1000th-fetal-surgery-patient/

Jan 09 2013

Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Receives $10,000 Grant

After a closely contested race for votes between The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and several other children’s hospitals, CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment was recently awarded a $10,000 grant by CHERUBS, the Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Research Awareness and Support Advocacy Organization.

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