Renowned fetal surgeon Michael R. Harrison, MD, was honored by two of the nation’s most prestigious medical professional organizations last week, the American Academy of Pediatrics and the American College of Surgeons, for his contributions to both fields.
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.