July 19, 2007

UCSF Medical Center is holding a Golf Classic event to benefit the Fetal Treatment Center and the Heart & Vascular Center. This fundraising event prides itself on being a venue for community-minded sponsers.

May 27, 2007

The UCSF Fetal Treatment Center -- one of the first places in the world to perform surgeries in the womb -- has started offering online consultations to families that have received a frightening diagnosis about their fetus and want a second opinion.

May 09, 2007

The Department of Surgery at UCSF is pleased to announce Hanmin Lee, MD, Associate Professor in Residence, as the Director of the Fetal Treatment Center. An expert and pioneer in the area of minimally invasive surgery, Dr. Lee has developed and refined many of the fetal endoscopic techniques now utilized in prenatal intervention, including selective fetoscopic laser surgery in the treatment of twin-twin transfusion syndrome and percutaneous fetal balloon tracheal occlusion for congenital diaphragmatic hernia. As the new Director of the Fetal Treatment Center, Dr.

April 30, 2007

It’s every soon-to-be parents’ worst nightmare. Everything seems ok, and then during a prenatal check-up they get the news, their baby has a deadly birth defect. But now, new techniques and technologies allow doctors to go inside the womb and save lives.