Conditions

What We Treat

Intrauterine Growth Restriction (IUGR)

If a pregnant mother is small, it may be normal for her baby to be small. But when a developing fetus doesn’t grow at the expected rate inside the womb, intrauterine growth restriction may be identified. Depending on the cause of IUGR, the developing baby may be small all over, or his or her head… Read more »

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Congenital Heart Defects (CHD)

Congenital heart defects are problems present at birth that affect the structure of the baby’s heart and how it works. A congenital heart defect happens when the heart, or blood vessels near the heart, don’t develop normally before birth. There are many forms of CHD, and recent progress in the diagnosis and treatment of these… Read more »

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Sacrococcygeal Teratoma (SCT)

A sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) is a type of tumor that forms on a baby’s tailbone (coccyx) before birth. It is one of the most common tumors in newborns, but still rare. It happens in 1 in 23,000 to 1 in 40,000 live births.

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Fetal Thyroid Disorders

A fetal goiter (enlarged thyroid) and hypothyroidism (inadequate thyroid hormone) is an uncommon but potentially serious complication of the treatment of hyperthyroidism (overactive thyroid) in pregnant women, the result of maternal Graves’ disease (autoimmune thyroid disease), or congenital hypothyroidism (low thyroid hormone at birth).

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Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH)

A diaphragmatic hernia occurs when the muscle that separates the chest from the abdomen fails to close during fetal development, and contents from the stomach, intestines and/or other abdominal organs move into the chest through the opening.

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Myelomeningocele (Spina-Bifida)

Spina bifida is a congenital birth defect in which an area of the spinal column forms improperly, leaving a section of the spinal cord and spinal nerves exposed.

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Fetal Arrhythmias

More often than not, a fetal arrhythmia is a benign condition. When an arrhythmia is detected, it generally falls into one of three categories: irregular, tachycardic or bradycardic.

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Chorioangioma

Sometimes, too many blood vessels can form in the placenta, forming a benign tumor called a chorioangioma.

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Bronchopulmonary Sequestration (BPS)

Bronchopulmonary sequestration (BPS) is a mass of nonfunctioning pulmonary tissue that lacks an obvious communication with the tracheobronchial tree and receives all or most of its blood supply from anomalous systemic vessels

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