Fetal Surgery

Our team of specialists is closely involved in the development of nationally recognized, pioneering surgical techniques to intervene in even the most serious situations — from minimally invasive procedures to open fetal surgery.

What-is-TRAP

What Is Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion (TRAP) Sequence?

Discovering that you’re facing a TRAP (twin reversed arterial perfusion) sequence pregnancy can be an overwhelming and emotional experience. This isn’t what you expected when you learned you were pregnant with twins. Gaining a better understanding of what TRAP sequence is, how it affects you and your babies, and your options for treatment can offer… Read more »

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5 Things You May Not Know About Fetal Surgery

Treatment for a high-risk pregnancy can range from close monitoring and regular checkups to more specialized interventions, including medication. In the most severe situations, your maternal-fetal medicine provider may recommend fetal surgery. Let’s take a closer look at fetal surgery, what it is and how commonly it’s used. We’ll then highlight five things you might… Read more »

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What Is Bronchopulmonary Sequestration?

“We’ve discovered something abnormal on your ultrasound. It’s called bronchopulmonary sequestration.”  It’s something no expecting parents want to hear — and if they do, they’re likely reeling from the deluge of medical jargon, extra appointments and the seemingly endless swirl of unanswered questions.  If your baby has received the Bronchopulmonary Sequestration diagnosis, or you just want… Read more »

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Kicking the Spina Bifida Odds

Meet Uriah: The first baby in North Texas to undergo surgery before he was born. A quick online search of spina bifida — one of the most common birth defects affecting 1,500 to 2,000 American babies a year — generates phrases such as “not curable” and “damage to the spinal cord and nerves can’t be… Read more »

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