Fetal Surgical Intervention for Myelomeningocele: Fetal Surgery 2012

Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Adzick is the surgeon-in-chief and director of the Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). He gives his presentation on myelomeningocele (MMC), the most severe form of spin bifida. Topics discussed include fetoscopic MMC repair, early gestational MMC repair, CSF leak prevention by UV light underwater adhesive, nanotextured biodegradable elastomers, and cell sheet technology. His presentation is followed by a comprehensive panel discussion.