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October 20, 2013

Burlington County Times Goes Behind the Scenes at CHOP’s Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment

Michelle Olkkola, RN, MSN, giving SDU tourMichelle Olkkola, RN, MSN, nurse manager of the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit, gives visitors a tour of the operating rooms at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

At the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, more and more babies are finding hope and treatment before they are born

Here, a multidisciplinary team dedicated to diagnosing and treating birth defects is constantly looking for new ways to treat babies before birth. That team recently gave a behind-the-scenes look at what is being done to improve treatment and develop new life-saving procedures for babies with debilitating or life-threatening birth defects.

With experts in fetal and pediatric surgery, maternal-fetal medicine and a dedicated clinical psychologist, and world-class facilities including the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit and the Harriet and Ronal Lassin Newborn/Infant Intensive Care Unit, both mom and baby receive the best possible care from diagnosis through delivery and beyond.

Read the Burlington County Times story, “CHOP showcases its services for tiny patients.”

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