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Recent Publications

This page includes selected publications from 2013 and 2012 by members of the CHOP Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. Links to abstracts are provided where available. Earlier publications are categorized by topic and can be found under the respective category.

Journal articles 


Adzick NS. Prospects for fetal surgery. Early Hum Dev. 2013 Nov; 89(11):881-6. Epub 2013 Oct 4.

Miesnik SR, Jones T, Scully SM, Chubb M. Maternal-fetal surgery: Increasing survival for the smallest of patients. OR Nurse. 2013 Sep 10;7(5):16-23. doi: 10.1097/01.ORN.0000433528.41293.9d.

Vrecenak JD, Flake AW. Fetal surgical intervention: progress and perspectives. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 May;29(5):407-17. doi: 10.1007/s00383-013-3304-x. Epub 2013 Apr 4. Review.

Vrecenak JD, Flake AW. In utero hematopoietic cell transplantation-recent progress and the potential for clinical application. Cytotherapy. 2013 May;15(5):525-35. doi: 10.1016/j.jcyt.2013.01.003. Epub 2013 Feb 14. Review.

Kaplan MC, Coleman BG, Shaylor SD, Howell LJ, Oliver ER, Horii SC, Adzick NS. Sonographic features of rare posterior fetal neck masses of vascular origin. J Ultrasound Med. 2013 May;32(5):873-80. doi: 10.7863/ultra.32.5.873. Review.

N. Scott Adzick, MD, serves as the guest editor of the February 2013 (Vol. 22, No. 1) issue of Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. The issue, devoted entirely to advances in fetal surgery, features articles written by current or former members of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment. Read the issue.


Victoria T, Bebbington MW, Danzer E, Flake AW, Johnson MP, Dinan D, et al. Use of magnetic resonance imaging in prenatal prognosis of the fetus with isolated left congenital diaphragmatic hernia. Prenat Diagn. 2012 Aug;32(8):715-23. doi: 10.1002/pd.3890. Epub 2012 Jun 5. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22674674. Read the abstract

Danzer E, Siegle J, D'Agostino JA, Gerdes M, Hoffman C, Bernbaum J, et al. Early neurodevelopmental outcome of infants with high-risk fetal lung lesions. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012;31(4):210-5. Epub 2012 Apr 26. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22539010. Read the abstract

Danzer E, Victoria T, Bebbington MW, Siegle J, Rintoul NE, Johnson MP, et al. Fetal MRI-calculated total lung volumes in the prediction of short-term outcome in giant omphalocele: preliminary findings. Fetal Diagn Ther. 2012;31(4):248-53. Epub 2012 Apr 27. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22572017. Read the abstract

Adzick NS. Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele: trials and tribulations. J Pediatr Surg. 2012 Feb;47(2):273-81. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22325376. Read the abstract

Bebbington MW, Danzer E, Moldenhauer J, Khalek N, Johnson MP. Radio frequency ablation vs. bipolar umbilical cord coagulation in the management of complex monochorionic pregnancies. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. Epub 2012 Feb 3. doi: 10.1002/uog.11122. Cited in PubMed; PMID 22302774. Read the abstract

Danzer E, Johnson MP, Adzick NS. Fetal surgery for myelomeningocele: progress and perspectives. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2012 Jan;54(1):8-14. doi: 10.1111/j.1469-8749.2011.04049.x. Epub 2011 Jul 11. Review. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 21745203. Read the abstract

Davey MG, Zoltick PW, Todorow CA, Limberis MP, Ruchelli ED, Hedrick HL, et al. Jaagsiekte sheep retrovirus pseudotyped lentiviral vector-mediated gene transfer to fetal ovine lung. Gene Ther. 2012 Feb;19(2):201-9. doi: 10.1038/gt.2011.83. Epub 2011 Jun 9. Cited in PubMed; PMID 21654824. Read the abstract

Updated February 2013

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