Fetal Tumor Publications

The following list of fetal treatment and fetal surgery publications concerning fetal tumors will help you in your search for more information. Most of the fetal tumors publications are written by members of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment 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 you copies.

Journal articles


Wilson, RD. Management of Fetal Tumors. Best Pract Res Clin Obstet Gynaecol. 2008 Feb; 22(1):159-173


Iyoob SD, Tsai A, Ruchelli ED, Coleman B, Wilson RD: Large Umbilical Cord Hemangioma, Sonographic Features with Surgical Pathologic Correlation. J Ultrasound Med 2006; 25:1945-1948.


Bruch S, Adzick NS, Reiss R, Harrison MR: Prenatal therapy for pericardial teratoma. J Pediatr Surg 32:1113 1115, 1997.


Lin RY, Argenta PA, Sullivan KM, Stern R, Adzick NS: Urinary hyaluronic acid is a Wilms' tumor marker. J Pediatr Surg 30:304-308, 1995.

Lin RY, Argenta PA, Sullivan KM, Adzick NS: Diagnostic and prognostic role of basic fibroblast growth factor in the urine of Wilms' tumor patients. Clinical Cancer Research 1:327-331, 1995.


Argenta PA, Lin RY, Sullivan KM, Adzick NS: Urinary basic fibroblast growth factor is a Wilms' tumor marker. Surgical Forum 45:789-791, 1994.


Jennings RW, La Quaglia MP, Hendren WH, Adzick NS: Fetal neuroblastoma : Prenatal diagnosis and natural history. J Pediatr Surg 28:1168-1174, 1993.


Stern M, Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Harrison MR, Stern R: Hyaluronidase in urine of Wilms' tumor patients. J Natl Cancer Inst 83:1569-1574, 1991.

Adzick NS: A new Wilms' tumor marker. Dialogues in Pediatric Urology 14:6-7, 1991.


Stern M, Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Harrison MR, Stern R: Hyaluronic acid and childhood renal tumors. J Natl Cancer Inst 82:135-137, 1990

Longaker MT, Harrison MR, Adzick NS, Crombleholme TM, Langer JC, Salvatierra O, Halberg FE: Nephron sparing approach to bilateral Wilms' tumor: In situ or ex vivo surgery and radiation therapy. J Pediatr Surg 25:411-414, 1990.

Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Sadigh D, Hendin B, Stair SE, Duncan BW, Harrison MR, Spendlove R, Stern R: Hyaluronic acid-stimulating activity in the pathophysiology of Wilms' tumor. J Natl Cancer Inst 82:135-139, 1990.


Longaker MT, Adzick NS, Sadigh D, Harrison MR, Stern R: Hyaluronic acid and its stimulating factor in the pathophysiology of Wilms' tumor: A new oncofetal tumor marker. Cancer Res 30:229a, 1989.


Adzick NS, deLorimier AA, Harrison MR, Fisher DM: Major childhood tumor resection using hemodilution anesthesia and hetastarch. J Pediatr Surg 20:372-375, 1985.


deLorimier AA, Harrison MR, Adzick NS: Neuroblastoma. In Crawford ED, Das S: Current Genitourinary Cancer Surgery. Lea and Febiger, Philadelphia, 1990, pp 407-428.

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