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The following list of publications will help you in your search for more information. Most are written by members of the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment team at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia. If you are unable to obtain any of these publications, please let us know, and we will send copies to you.

Journal articles

2014

Peranteau WH, Moldenhauer JS, Khalek N, Martinez-Poyer JL, Howell LJ, Johnson MP, Flake AW, Adzick NS, Hedrick HL. Open fetal surgery for central bronchial atresia. Fetal Diagn Ther. Epub 2014 Jan 23. Read the abstract

2013

Howell LJ. The Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit: a new paradigm for maternal–fetal and neonatal care. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Feb;22(1):3-9. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2012.10.002. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23395139. Read the abstract

Lin EE, Tran KM. Anesthesia for fetal surgery. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2013 Feb;22(1):50-5. doi: 10.1053/j.sempedsurg.2012.10.009. Cited in PubMed; PMID 23395146. Read the abstract

2011

Cahill AM, Nijs E, Ballah D, Rabinowitz D, Thompson L, Rintoul N, et al. Percutaneous sclerotherapy in neonatal and infant head and neck lymphatic malformations: A single center experience. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Nov;46(11):2083-95. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22075337  Read the abstract

Roybal JL, Moldenhauer JS, Khalek N, Bebbington MW, Johnson MP, Hedrick HL, et al. Early delivery as an alternative management strategy for selected high-risk fetal sacrococcygeal teratomas. J Pediatr Surg. 2011 Jul;46(7):1325-32. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21763829. Read the abstract

2010

Deprest JA, Flake AW, Gratacos E, Ville Y, Hecher K, Nicolaides K, Johnson MP, Luks FI, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The making of fetal surgery. Prenat Diagn. 2010 Jul;30(7):653-67.

Adzick NS. Open fetal surgery for life-threatening fetal anomalies. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Feb;15(1):1-8. Epub 2009 Jun 18. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19540178. Read the abstract

2009

Johnson MP; on behalf of NAFTNet. The North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTNet): a new approach to collaborative research in fetal diagnosis and therapy. Semin Fetal Neonatal Med. 2010 Feb;15(1):52-7. Epub 2009 Jun 24. Cited in PubMed; PMID 19556173. Read the abstract 

2008

Liechty KW, Flake AW. Pulmonary vascular malformations. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2008 Feb;17(1):9-16. Review. Cited in PubMed; PMID 18158137. Read the abstract

Kasperski SB, Brennan AM, Corteville JE, Finkel RS, Golden J, Johnson MP, et al. Utility of fetal muscle biopsy for diagnosis of nemaline myopathy. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008;24(4):400-4. Epub 2008 Nov 6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 18987477. Read the abstract

Laje P, Wilson RD, Guttenberg M, Liechty KW. Survival in primary congenital pulmonary lymphangiectasia with hydrops fetalis. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2008;24(3):225-9. Epub 2008 Aug 28. Cited in PubMed; PMID 18753762. Read the abstract

2007

Summers A, Langlois S, Wyatt P, Wilson RD. Prenatal screening for fetal aneuploidy. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 2007 Feb;29(2):146-61. Cited in PubMed; PMID 17346485. Read the abstract

2004

Wilson RD, Johnson MP, Flake AW, Crombleholme TM, Hedrick HL, Wilson J, et al. Reproductive outcomes following pregnancy complicated by maternal-fetal surgery. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2004; 191:1430-1436. Cited in PubMed; PMID 15507978. Read the abstract

2003

Howell LJ, Adzick NS. Establishing a fetal therapy center: lessons learned. Semin Pediatr Surg. 2003 Aug;12(3):209-17. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12961116. Read the abstract

Hedrick HL, Flake AW, Crombleholme TM, Howell LJ, Johnson MP, Wilson RD, et al. The history of fetal diagnosis and treatment: The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia experience. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2003 Mar-Apr;18(2):65-82. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12576740. Read the abstract

Wilson RD, Johnson MP, Crombleholme TM, Flake AW, Hedrick HL, King M, et al. Chorioamniotic membrane separation following open fetal surgery: pregnancy outcome. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2003 Sep-Oct;18(5):314-20. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12913340. Read the abstract

2002

Coleman BG, Howell LJ, Crombleholme TM, Johnson MP, Adzick NS. Fetal therapy: state of the art. J Ultrasound Med. 2002 Nov;21(11):1257-88. Cited in PubMed; PMID 12418767. Read the abstract

Wilson RD. Prenatal evaluation for fetal surgery. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 2002 Apr;14(2):187-93. Cited in PubMed; PMID 11914697. Read the abstract

1999

Kitano Y, Flake AW, Crombleholme TM, Adzick NS. Open fetal surgery for life-threatening fetal malformations. In: Adzick NS, guest editor. Fetal therapy for the 21st century. Semin Perinatol. 1999 Dec;23(6):448-61. Cited in PubMed; PMID 10630541. Read the abstract

Flake AW, Crombleholme TM, Adzick NS. The current status and future potential of fetal intervention: image is everything. Comput Med Imaging Graph. 1999 Jan-Feb;23(1):51-7. Cited in PubMed; PMID 10091869. Read the abstract

1998

Quinn TM, Hubbard AM, Adzick NS. Prenatal magnetic resonance imaging enhances prenatal diagnosis. J Pediatr Surg. 1998 Apr;33(4):553-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 9574750. Read the abstract

1997

Quinn TA, Adzick NS. Fetal surgery. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am. 1997 Mar;24(1):143-57. Cited in PubMed; PMID 9086523. Read the abstract

Flake AW, Quintero RA, Johnson MP, Evans MI. Fetal surgical intervention. Surg Technol Int. 1997;6:171-6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 16160971. Read the abstract

Graf JL, Bealer JF, Gibbs DL, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Chorioamniotic membrane separation: a potentially lethal finding. Fetal Diagn Ther. 1997 Mar-Apr;12(2):81-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 9218946. Read the abstract

1996

Bruch SW, Adzick NS, Goldstein RB, Harrison MR. Challenging the embryogenesis of cloacal exstrophy. Fetal Diagn Ther. 1997 Mar-Apr;12(2):81-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8783098. Read the abstract

Vander Wall KJ, Meuli M, Szabo Z, Bruch S, Adzick NS, Harrison MR: Percutaneous access to the uterus for fetal surgery. Fetal Diagn Ther. 1997 Mar-Apr;12(2):81-4.. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8832931. Read the abstract

1995

Adzick NS and Harrison MR. The unborn surgical patient. Current problems in obstetrics, gynecology, and fertility. St. Louis: Mosby-Year Book 1995;6:173-220. No abstract available.

Bealer JF, Raisanen J, Skarsgard ED, Long SR, Wong K, Filly RA, et al. The incidence and spectrum of neurologic injury following open fetal surgery for congenital anomalies. J Pediatr Surg. 1995 Aug;30(8):1150-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 7472970. Read the abstract

Bealer JF, Skarsgard ED, Toth TL, Gibbs D, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Cervical sonomicrometry detects preterm labor. Surgical Forum 1995;46:557-560. No abstract available.

Flake AW, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery. Ann Rev Med. 1995;46:67-78. Cited in PubMed; PMID 7598485. Read the abstract

1994

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgical therapy. Lancet. 1994; 343:897-902. Cited in PubMed; PMID 7908362. No abstract available.

Sullivan KM, Adzick NS. Fetal surgery. Clin Obstet Gyn. 1994; 37:355-371. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8033449. No abstract available.

Evans MI, Adzick NS, Johnson MP, Flake AW, Quintero R, Harrison MR. Fetal therapy - 1994. Curr Opin Obstet Gynecol. 1994 Feb;6(1):58-64. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8180352. Read the abstract

1993

Jennings RW, Adzick NS, Longaker MT, Harrison MR. Radiotelemetric fetal monitoring during and after open fetal surgery. Surg Gyn Obstet. 1993;176:59-64. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8427006. Read the abstract

Lorenz HP, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Open human fetal surgery. Adv Surg. 1993;26:259-73. Review. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8418566. No abstract available.

Howell LJ, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The fetal treatment center. Semin Pediatr Surg. 1993 May;2(2):143-6. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8062032. Read the abstract

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgical techniques. Semin Pediatr Surg. 1993 May;2(2):136-42. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8062031. Read the abstract

Adzick NS and Harrison MR. The developmental pathophysiology of surgical disease. Semin Pediatr Surg. 1993 May;2(2):92-102. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8062034. Read the abstract

Rice HE, Adzick NS. Prenatal diagnosis: essentials for the pediatric surgeon. Semin Pediatr Surg. 1993 May;2(2):84-91. Cited in PubMed; PMID 8062033. Read the abstract

1992

Jennings RE, Adzick NS, Longaker MT, Lorenz HP, Estes JM, Harrison MR. New techniques in fetal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 1992 Oct;27(10):1329-33. Cited in PubMed; PMID 1403515. Read the abstract

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery: a new frontier. Postgraduate General Surgery 1994:48-56.1992. No abstract available.

1991

Harrison MR, Adzick NS. The fetus as a patient: surgical implications. Ann Surg. 1991 Apr;213(4):279-91; discussion 277-8. Cited in PubMed; PMCID: PMC1358346. Read the article

Jennings RE, Adzick NS, Longaker MT, Lorenz HP, Estes JM, Harrison MR. Fetal intraosseous access: a new approach to accessing the fetal circulation during fetal surgery. Surg Forum 1991;42:659-661. No abstract available.

1990

Farmer DL, Adzick NS, Crombleholme WR, Crombleholme TM, Longaker MT, Harrison MR. Fetal trauma: relation to maternal injury. J Pediatr Surg. 1990 Jul;25(7):711-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 2380886. Read the abstract

1989

Bond SJ, Harrison MR, Slotnick RN, Anderson J, Flake AW, Adzick NS. Cesarean delivery and hysterotomy using an absorbable stapling device. Obstet Gynecol. 1989 Jul;74(1):25-8. Cited in PubMed; PMID 2733936. Read the abstract

1987

Flake AW, Adzick NS, Troyer RL, Harrison MR. Transamniotic fetal feeding ii: a model of intrauterine growth retardation using the relationship of "natural runting" to intrauterine position. J Pediatr Surg 22:816-819, 1987. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3118000. Read the abstract

Sauer L, Harrison MR, Flake AW. Does an expanding fetal abdominal mass produce pulmonary hypoplasia. J Pediatr Surg. 1987 Jun;22(6):508-12. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3612441. Read the abstract

1986

Flake AW, Troyer RL, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Transamniotic fetal feeding iii. effects of nutrient infusion on fetal growth retardation. J Pediatr Surg. 1986 Jun;21(6):481-4. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3088253. Read the abstract

Adzick NS, Harrison MR, Anderson JV, Flake AW, Villa RL: Fetal surgery in the primate iii. maternal outcome after fetal surgery. J Pediatr Surg. 1986 Jun;21(6):477-80. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3088252. Read the abstract

1985

Adzick NS, Flake AW, Harrison MR. Experimental studies on prenatal treatment of congenital anomalies. Br J Hosp Med. 1985 Sep;34(3):154-9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3904883.  Read the abstract

Adzick NS, Harrison MR, Flake AW, Glick PL, Bottles K. Automatic uterine stapling device in fetal surgery: experience in a primate model. Surg Forum. 1985; 36:476-481.  No abstract available.

Adzick NS, Flake AW, Harrison MR: Recent advances in prenatal diagnosis and treatment. Pediatr Clin North Am. 1985 Oct;32(5):1103-16. Cited in PubMed; PMID 3162145. Read the abstract

Chapters

1999

Flake AW. Fetal therapy: medical and surgical approaches. In: Creasy RK, Resnick R, editors. Maternal and fetal medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company; 1999.

Shaaban AF, Kim HB, Flake AW. Fetal surgery, diagnosis and intervention. In: Ziegler MM, Azizkhan RG, Gauderer MWL, editors. Operative pediatric surgery.  Stamford: Appleton & Lange;1999.

1998

Adzick NS. Fetal surgery. In: Taeusch W, Ballard RA, editors. Diseases of the newborn, 7th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company; 1998. p. 126-33.

Yang E, Adzick NS. Fetal surgery. In: Burg FD, Polin RA, Ingelfinger JE, Wald ER, editors. Current pediatric therapy. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia; 1998.

Flake AW, Howell LJ. Fetal surgery. In: Stringer MD, editor. Pediatric surgery and urology: long-term outcomes. London (England): W. B. Saunders Company; 1998. p. 797-805.

Flake AW. Fetal therapy: medical and surgical approaches. In: Creasy RK, Resnick R, editors. Maternal and fetal medicine. 4th ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Company; 1998. p. 365-78

Quinn TM, Adzick NS. Fetal surgery. In: Knobil E, Neill JD, editors. Encyclopedia of reproduction. New York: Academic Press; 1998.

Flake AW, Howell LJ. Fetal surgery. In: Stringer MD, editor. Pediatric surgery and urology: long-term outcomes. London (England): W. B. Saunders Company; 1998. p. 797-805.

Johnson MP, Flake AW, Harrison MR, Quintero R, Evans MI. In utero therapy of the fetus. In: Gleicher N, Buttino L Jr., Elkayam U, Evans MI, Galbraith RN, Gall SA, Sabai BM, editors. Principles and practice of medical therapy in pregnancy. 3rd ed. Stamford: Appleton & Lange; 1998.

1997

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The fetus as patient. In: Oldham KT, Colombani PM, Foglia RP, editors. Surgery of infants and children: scientific principles and practice. Philadelphia: JB Lippincott Company; 1997. p. 48-64.

Adzick NS, Hedrick M. Other surgical conditions. In: Fisk NM, Moise KJ, editors. Fetal therapy: invasive and transplacental. Cambridge (MA): Cambridge University Press; 1997. p. 303-16.

1996

Macgillivray TE, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The surgery of fetal malformations. In: Spitzer AB, editor. Intensive care of the fetus and neonate. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby Publishing Company; 1996. p. 190-98.

Jennings RW, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery. In: Freeman NV, Atwell JD, Burge DM, Griffiths M, editors. Surgery of the newborn. London: Churchill Livingstone; 1996. p. 73-84.

Duncan BW, Adzick NS. Prenatal diagnosis of surgical diseases. In: Puri P, editor. Operative neonatal surgery. Oxford: Heinemann Medical Books; 1996. p.126-35.

1994

Flake AW, Harrison MR. Fetal therapy-medical and surgical approaches. In: Creasy RK, editor. Maternal and fetal medicine. 3rd edition. Churchill Livingstone;  1994. p 370-81.

Evans MI, Harrison MR, Adzick NS, Reichler A, Johnson MP. Surgical and medical interventions. In: Rock J, Gant N, editors. Advances in obstetrics and gynecology. St. Louis: C.V. Mosby Publishing Company; 1994. p 401-22.

Estes JM, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Antenatal open surgery for the abnormal fetus. In: Sabbagha RE, editor. Diagnostic ultrasound applied to obstetrics and gynecology. 3rd edition. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company; 1994. p. 557-68.

1993

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery. In: Copeland EM, Levine BA, Howard RJ, Sugerman H, Warshaw AL, editors. Current practice of surgery. New York: Churchill Livingstone Inc.; 1993. p. 1-13.

Lorenz HP, Harrison MR, Adzick NS. Open fetal surgical interventions. In: Ludomirski A, editor. Therapeutic and diagnostic interventions in early life. Mt. Kisco: Futura Publishing Co.; 1993. p. 107-15.

Harrison MR, Adzick NS, Flake AW. The prenatal management of the fetus with a correctable defect. In: Callen PW, editor. Ultrasonography in obstetrics and gynecology. 3rd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 1993. p. 536-47.

1992

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The fetus at surgery. In: Hobbins J, Mahoney J, Petrie R, Reece EA, editors. Medicine of the fetus and its mother. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company; 1992. p. 791-99.

Duncan BW, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery. In: Iffy l, Apprizio J, Vintzileos A, editors. The textbook of operative obstetrics. New York: Pergamon Press; 1992. p. 91-109.

Harrison MR, Adzick NS. In utero surgical interventions. In: Ashcraft K, Holder T, editors. Pediatric surgery. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders; 1992. p. 1003-13.

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Antenatal open surgery for abnormal fetuses. In: Sabbagha RE, editor. Ultrasound applied to obstetrics and gynecology. 2nd ed. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Co.; 1992. p. 366-75.

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. The fetal surgery experience. In: Adzick NS, Longaker MT, editors. Fetal wound healing. New York: Elsevier Scientific; 1992. p. 1-24.

1991

Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Perioperative management of the fetus undergoing surgery in utero. In: Diaz JH, editor. Perinatal anesthesia and intensive care. Philadelphia: W.B. Saunders Co.; 1991. p. 83-97.

Jennings RW, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery. In: Evans M, editor. Reproductive risks and prenatal diagnosis. Norwalk: Appleton and Lange; 1991. p. 311-20.

1990

Langer JC, Adzick NS. Surgical management of prenatally diagnosed malformations. In: Nyberg DA, Pretorius D, editors. An ultrasound atlas of fetal malformations. Chicago: Yearbook Medical Publishers; 1990. p. 725-39.

Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Harrison MR. An update on the status of fetal surgery. In: Nyhus lM, editor. Surgery Annual. Vol. 23. Norwalk: Appleton-Century-Crofts; 1990. p. 53-68.

1989

Flake AW, Harrison MR. Experimental malformations and their correction. In: Rodeck CH, editor. Fetal medicine. Vol. 1. London: Blackwell Scientific Publications; 1989. p. 90-117.

1988

Flake AW, Harrison MR, Adzick NS. Intrauterine intervention: fetal surgery. In: Brans YW, Kuehl TJ, editors. Non-human primates in perinatal research. John Wiley and Sons; 1988. p. 245-62.

Harrison MR, Adzick NS, Flake AW. The prenatal management of the fetus with a correctable defect. In: Callen PW, editor. Ultrasonography in obstetrics and gynecology. 2nd ed. Orlando: W.B. Saunders Co.; 1988. p. 364-74.

Johnson MP, Flake AW, Harrison MR, Quintero R, Evans MI. In utero therapy of the fetus. In: Gleicher N, editor. Principles and practice of medical therapy in pregnancy. 3rd ed. Stamford: Appleton & Lange; 1988.

Gleicher N, Buttino L Jr., Elkayam U, Evans MI, Galbraith RM, Gall SA, et al. Fetal therapy. In: Milunsky A, editor. Genetic disorders and the fetus. 4th ed. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press; 1988.

1986

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Fetal surgery in the nonhuman primate: experimental models for fetal treatment. In: Nathanielsz PW, editor.  Animal models in fetal medicine V. Ithica: Perinatology Press; 1986. p. 153-85.

Adzick NS, Harrison MR. Surgical techniques in the fetal rabbit model. In: Nathanielsz PW, editor. Animal models in fetal medicine V. Ithica: Perinatology Press; 1986. p. 66-103.

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