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2014-07-23 23:06:03

Nearly 1,000 Mothers and Babies Cared for and More Than 300 Fetal Surgeries Performed Saint Louis (PRWEB) July 23, 2014 Five years ago, when the SSM St. Louis Fetal Care Institute opened its doors there were few options for babies diagnosed with a medical condition before birth. They had to wait for delivery, or travel across the country for innovative fetal therapies. Since then, nearly 1,000 families have chosen the St. Louis Fetal Care Institute to care for their babies in the womb,...

2014-02-04 23:22:28

The St. Louis Fetal Care Institute is now one of 28 medical centers in the United States and Canada to become a member of the North American Fetal Therapy Network (NAFTnet), which provides a system to foster collaborative research and develop fetal interventions to improve outcomes for babies diagnosed with fetal anomalies. Saint Louis, MO (PRWEB) February 04, 2014 “The advanced fetal care and treatment provided by centers such as ours is a relatively new area of medicine. This ability...

2011-08-09 07:00:00

SAN CARLOS, Calif., Aug. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verinata Health, Inc., a privately-held company dedicated to maternal and fetal health, today announced the appointment of James D. Goldberg, M.D., to its Clinical Advisory Board. The Clinical Advisory Board helps to guide the development of Verinata's non-invasive prenatal diagnostic test. "Dr. Goldberg is internationally-renowned for his leadership in the area of maternal fetal medicine and prenatal genetic testing," said Caren Mason,...

2010-08-30 16:11:00

HOUSTON, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the leading medical centers in the U.S. diagnosing and treating twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), Texas Children's Fetal Center is proud to announce the successful completion of its 200th TTTS laser ablation surgery. To view a video about TTTS and learn about the important questions parents should ask their doctor, see: http://bit.ly/cgmn3W. There have been various treatment options used in an attempt to correct the effects of...

2009-03-05 10:00:00

NEW YORK, March 5 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: The Columbia University Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is happy to announce that Charles S. Kleinman, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics in Obstetrics/Gynecology and Director of Fetal Cardiology at Morgan Stanley Children's Hospital of New York Presbyterian will begin seeing patients at our practice on East 60th Street. Dr. Kleinman is the "Father of Fetal Echocardiography" and...

2008-10-01 06:00:48

Pediatrix Medical Group, Inc. (NYSE:PDX) has completed the acquisition of Maternal-Fetal Group, PLLC, a physician group practice based in Nashville, Tennessee, that provides patient care for women with high-risk and complicated pregnancies. The group will practice as part of Obstetrix Medical Group, a maternal-fetal medicine national medical group that is part of Pediatrix. Maternal-Fetal Group consists of three physicians who provide patient care at three offices in the Nashville...


Word of the Day
kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'