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Before Avery was born, doctors discovered she had spina bifida. At CHOP, her parents learned about fetal surgery from a team of experts. It offered the best hope for Avery. Fast forward four years, and Avery can run, jump and play. Read more about her journey.
Fetal Surgery for Spina Bifida (Myelomeningocele)
Spina Bifida Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
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Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment
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