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The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s 17th Annual Fetal Surgery Family Reunion Gathers Families from Across the U.S.
Date:6/23/2013

is particularly special as we recently marked 1,000 fetal surgeries – highly complex surgical interventions to repair birth defects in the womb,” said Lori J. Howell, R.N., M.S.N., Executive Director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment.

Each week at CHOP, highly sophisticated surgical teams repair spina bifida and other birth defects in the womb, place fetal shunts to treat life-threatening congenital conditions, or perform minimally invasive procedures in the mother’s uterus to treat complications in twins. Of approximately 4,000 fetal surgeries done worldwide, a quarter of them have been performed at CHOP, more than at any other hospital. The Center’s multidisciplinary staff has also managed thousands of pregnancies complicated by birth defects, in which newborns need immediate specialized medical care or surgery after delivery.

“This year also marks the fifth anniversary of our Center’s Garbose Family Special Delivery Unit,” said Julie S. Moldenhauer, M.D., Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist and Medical Director of the SDU. “Established in 2008, the Unit was the world’s first birth facility specifically designed for mothers carrying babies with known birth defects.”

Babies born in the SDU either undergo fetal surgery or need immediate specialized postnatal care or surgery. Today, more than 1,460 babies, with many different fetal diagnoses, have been delivered in the Unit.

“It is truly inspiring to see so many children, who as babies likely could have died, now running around, growing up healthy and strong,” said Adzick. “And as the field of fetal surgery and therapy continues to advance, we look forward to treating more and more babies.”

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