Emily Donoghue had surgery at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to remove a sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT), the most common tumor found in newborns.
Audrey Rose Oberio was prenatally diagnosed with myelomeningocele (MMC), the most severe form of spina bifida. She became CHOP's 1,000th fetal surgery patient.
When their unborn son was diagnosed with spina bifida, the Dunns traveled from Florida to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia to see if fetal surgery could help their baby.
After a poor spina bifida prognosis, Mia Lisa underwent fetal surgery for spina bifida at CHOP, where surgeons repaired the opening her spine before birth.
Prenatally diagnosed with myelomeningocele (MMC), the most severe form of spina bifida, Sean Mulligan underwent fetal surgery at CHOP to repair the birth defect.
Caoimhghin was diagnosed before birth with spina bifida, and was the very first baby delivered in the Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit at CHOP.
When Calvin didn't grow out of his stuttering after years of speech therapy, his parents sought specialized care from the Stuttering Program at CHOP.
Cherie Lamartina underwent fetal surgery for twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia to save Taylor.
Ethan and Reese underwent fetoscopic laser ablation surgery at CHOP, a procedure performed in utero to treat twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS).
Born with a dilated kidney, Will was later diagnosed with ureteropelvic junction obstruction (UPJ). His parents took him to CHOP for robotic-assisted laparoscopic surgery and later treatment for kidney stones.