FETO Beneficial for Severe Left Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
WEDNESDAY, June 9, 2021 -- Fetoscopic endoluminal tracheal occlusion (FETO) offers significant benefit for singleton fetuses with severe, but not moderate, isolated congenital diaphragmatic hernia on the left side, according to two studies published... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - June 9, 2021 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Researchers assess regenerative patch for spina bifida defect
(University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston) Researchers are investigating whether a human umbilical cord patch placed on the spina bifida defect could improve healing after minimally invasive fetoscopic surgery in a clinical trial at UTHealth. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - December 14, 2020 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Complex Fetal Care: Twin Anemia Polycythemia Sequence
Twin anemia polycythemia sequence is a rare condition in monochorionic twin pregnancies that has only recently been described. It can occur spontaneously or as a result of fetoscopic laser surgery for twin to twin transfusion syndrome. The size of the placental connections and the flow of blood between tiny anastomoses allow for chronic changes in the hemodynamic states of each fetus. The chronic nature of the pathophysiology leads to reticulocytosis in the donor twin and limits the fluid-level discrepancies between amniotic sacs, which differentiates it from twin to twin transfusion syndrome, which is thought to be an acu...
Source: NeoReviews recent issues - October 1, 2015 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Seske, L. M., Ward, L. P. Tags: Pediatric Drug Labeling Update Articles Source Type: news