The Beginning of Fetal Interventions at UCSF

Collaboration between radiology, surgery, and many other subspecialties underscores how interdisciplinary programs can be successful. 

Goal: Repair the fetal defect that has disastrous postnatal physiologic consequences

  1. Multidisciplinary Team
  2. Bring basic science to the human fetus
  3. A lot of FAITH

Invasive Fetal Therapy-interdisciplinary approach

  • Pediatric Surgeons and Neurosurgeons
  • Maternal-Fetal Medicine Specialists
  • Anesthesiologists
  • Neonatologists
  • Pediatric/Fetal Cardiologists
  • Psychologists/ Social Workers
  • Surgical and Obstetrical Nurse Specialist
  • Radiologists/ Ultrasonologists



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