Researchers say in two-thirds of cases of babies with HLHS, one of the most common forms of congenital heart disease diagnosed before birth, reconstructive surgery affords the infant an excellent chance of early survival.
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment releases another free, educational video, Birth of a Breakthrough: Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida, designed to educate both medical professionals and families coping with this difficult diagnosis.
Nurses at CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment are in a unique position to help advance the field of fetal medicine. In the August 2012 issue of the AORN Journal, CFDT nurses reviewed the history of fetal surgery for spina bifida from inception to current practice.
Two new physicians, including a maternal-fetal medicine specialist and a general, thoracic and fetal surgeon, join the team at the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.
Two beautiful baby girls had their public debut today at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia: Allison June and Amelia Lee Tucker, formerly conjoined twins, were separated at the Hospital on Nov. 7, 2012 by a 40-member multidisciplinary team.
Specialists at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia describe latest advances in fetal diagnosis and treatment.
Over 100 Floridians, including patients treated while still in the womb, reunite with their Pennsylvania doctors and nurses.
CHOP is announcing its participation in the Centers for Therapeutic Innovation (CTI) network, a novel collaboration model built by Pfizer that brings academic researchers together with Pfizer scientists to expedite the pace of innovation.
Children with sleep apnea who had adenoid-tonsil surgery had better behavior and quality of life than those not receiving surgery.
A pair of studies by The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm® identify factors that may lead teens to drive with multiple peer passengers and, then, how those passengers may affect their driver’s behavior just before a serious crash.