Open Fetal Surgery Overview: Fetal Surgery 2012

Pediatric Surgery
Dr. Flake, attending surgeon and director of the General Surgery Fellowship Program at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, presents a brief overview of open fetal surgery. Topics discussed include the prenatal diagnosis of an abnormal fetus, various anatomic defects and associated consequences, congenital pulmonary airway malformation prenatal classification (CPAM), bronchial atresia, thoracoamniotic shunt placement, macrocystic CPAM, fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma (SCT) resection, CHOP, EXIT procedure delivery, uterine placental bloodflow maintenance, congenital high airway obstruction procedure (CHAOS), and pericardial teratomas.