On Oct. 4, CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment hosted a reunion at the Cleveland Botanical Gardens for families across the Midwest who traveled to CHOP for fetal surgery or specialized care immediately after birth.
Every family at CHOP's Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment is on a unique — and often complex — journey. Read about the Agosto family and their five-month, 850-mile odyssey to save their baby's life.
The CFDT at CHOP has managed the care of more than 1,600 pregnancies prenatally diagnosed with lung lesions. Through this experience, the team has learned that the natural history and clinical spectrum of these lesions is extremely variable and requires meticulous prenatal diagnosis.
Read the case study of a 32-year-old woman who was referred to CHOP at 23 weeks' gestation for a cystic lung mass detected on routine screening obstetrical ultrasound examination at 21 weeks' gestation.