CHOP Expert Discusses Treatment of Omphaloceles in LA Times

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Holly HedrickHolly Hedrick, MD, pediatric and fetal surgeon at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, was recently interviewed by the Los Angeles Times regarding the treatment of omphaloceles, a type of rare birth defect affecting the abdominal wall.

Hedrick, a nationally-recognized expert in the surgical treatment of birth defects, spoke about the advancements in medicine that have helped improve treatment options for these patients. She also discussed long-term concerns these patients potentially face.

Hedrick’s comments are part of a larger story following an 11-year-old boy living and receiving treatment in California.

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