CHOP at the SMFM Annual Pregnancy Meeting

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) will be back in person at the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM) 43rd Annual Pregnancy Meeting, Feb. 6-11, 2023, at the Moscone West Convention Center in San Francisco

We invite you to visit us at booth #823 throughout the conference to talk to team members and get clinical resources for the management of pregnancies complicated by birth defects, research updates and more.

Who will be there

Many members of our team will be on site at the booth and presenting in various sessions. Stop by to say hello!

Posters and presentations

Feb. 7:

Dr. Moldenhauer, oral presentation and debate: “Open Spina Bifida (OSB): The Basics” 

Feb. 8:

Dr. Gebb, oral presentation: “Neurodevelopmental outcomes after TAPS”

Feb. 9:       

  • Dr. Moldenhauer, oral presentation: “Neonatal survival after serial amnioinfusions for fetal bilateral renal agenesis: Report from the RAFT trial”        
  • Dr. Paidas Teefey, poster: “Symptoms of perinatal mood disorders in expectant parents with a diagnosis of a congenital anomaly”
  • Natalie Burrill, MS, LCGC, poster: “Whole Exome Sequencing in an Enriched Population of Fetuses with Structural Anomalies”

Feb. 10:        

  • Dr. Paidas Teefey, poster: “Impact of psychosocial collaboration on parental psychological distress in the setting of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia”
  • Dr. Gebb, posters:
    • “Enlarged cavum septum pellucidum and small thymus as markers for 22q11.2 deletion syndrome”
    • “Outcomes with early and late laser for severe Twin Twin Transfusion Syndrome”
  • Dr. Soni, poster: “Predictors of poor outcomes in monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancies complicated by selective fetal growth restriction”
  • Dr. Gebb, oral presentation: “Mode of delivery and motor function in infants with myelomeningocele without in-utero repair”

For the latest presentation schedule, locations and details, please refer to the conference website.

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