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Pregnant patients with a diagnosed fetal lysosomal storage disease may have the opportunity to receive a promising treatment that could improve their babies’ health after birth.
Learn about exciting studies underway at the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center and how to easily refer patients who could benefit from participating in current trials.
UCSF experts share their approach to evaluating twins in utero, focused on ultrasound detection of those who share a placenta while developing in separate amniotic spaces. Radiologist Vickie A. Feldstein, MD, and perinatologist Nasim Sobhani, ...
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We compared the diagnostic yield of exome sequencing with the simulated application of commercial targeted gene panels in a large cohort of fetuses with nonimmune hydrops fetalis.
We evaluated a series of 127 consecutive unexplained cases of NIHF that were defined by the presence of fetal ascites, pleural or pericardial effusions, skin edema, cystic hygroma, increased nuchal translucency, or a combination of these conditions.
UCSF performed the first successful open fetal surgery in 1981, and is one of the most experienced institutions in fetal surgery and endoscopic fetal intervention in the world. Our success in correcting life-threatening problems in utero lies in the combination of specialized technology – much of which was developed or refined here -- and the precise coordination of pediatric experts from across multiple specialties.Learn more about the Fetal Treatment Center
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