CASE REPORT: Fetal Surgery - The Ochsner Experience with In Utero Spina Bifida Repair

Fri, 04/11/2014

This case report comes from the Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. Most patients with myelomeningocele have significant functional impairment of ambulation and bowel and bladder function, require shunting and have significant morbidity and mortality from Chiari II. The advent of intrauterine surgery has provided new opportunities to better address this lifelong, debilitating disease. To read the report on this 19-year-old and her fetus, please CLICK HERE.