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The greatest advances should come they said, when doctors are able to do more minimally invasive procedures, known as fetoscopic instead of laproscopic.
chron.com Chronicle 2011
This procedure (in-womb surgery called fetoscopic laser photocoagulation) can be curative because the babies are no longer sharing blood vessels between them.
Hog House Blog 2008
It is important to exclude a chromosomal abnormality prior to offering a fetoscopic procedure in TRAP sequence since the incidence of chromosomal abnormality in the pump twin may be as high as 9 percent.
Crombleholme TM, Shera D, Lee H, Johnson MP, D'Alson M, Porter F, Chyu J, SIlver R et al. A prospective, randomized, multicenter trial of amnioreduction vs selective fetoscopic laser photocoagulation for the treatment of severe twin-twin transfusion syndrome.
Children's Hospital is one of a handful of hospitals worldwide that performs fetoscopic laser ablation, a procedure to find and coagulate the interconnecting blood vessels of fetuses with TTTS.
TTTS — Dicus 2010
Perhaps the most important advantage of the fetoscopic laser treatment in Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome is the reduced neurologic morbidity, reported as 10 percent, associated with the procedure.
When is fetoscopic release of amniotic bands indicated?
Minimally invasive fetal surgery including fetoscopic laser photocoagulation, radio frequency ablation and/or bipolar cord coagulation, and thoracoamniotic and vesicoamniotic shunting
About Our Services 2010
The investigative areas within the Division include scarless fetal and adult tissue repair, fetal animal models for congenital defects, fetal gene therapy, fetal hematopoietic and mesenchymal stem cell transplantation and fetoscopic therapeutic procedures.
The only treatment that addresses the underlying cause of the disease and has been shown to reduce the neurologic morbidity of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome is fetoscopic laser photocoagulation of communicating inter-twin vessels across the surface of the placenta.