Twenty-five years after the first fetal surgery was performed, doctors and ethicists are trying to learn whether and when the drastic procedures work—and whether they're worth the frightening risks.
The Kids ‘n’ Mom's Foundation presents the 10th Annual Sean Phillip Nicholson Golf Tournament on Monday, August 14th 2006. If you are interesting in hitting the greens for a good cause please visit Kid's ‘n’ Moms.
Pediatric surgeon Hanmin Lee, MD, part of the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center, will be featured in today’s (June 19) episode of “Medical Incredible” on the Discovery Health Channel.
The program includes a segment on Jennifer and Ron McGee, whose fetus was treated at UCSF for a teratoma of the neck—a condition that threatened the life of both mother and child. Following the successful surgery to remove the growth, the fetus was returned to the womb and Jennifer completed a successful pregnancy.
US Representative Nancy Pelosi joined UCSF Medical Center CEO Mark Laret recently to inaugurate the new UCSF Fetal Treatment Center.