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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...

2013-07-10 08:27:02

HOUSTON, July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experts from Texas Children's Fetal Center published a study in volume 48, issue 5 of the Journal of Pediatric Surgery examining the maternal morbidity and reproductive outcomes following maternal-fetal surgery. The study focused on patients who underwent an ex-utero intrapartum treatment (EXIT) procedure, but also considered women who underwent mid-gestation open maternal fetal surgery (OMFS). Results show that undergoing an EXIT...

2013-02-28 12:26:59

As one of the top four fetal cardiology programs in the country, center's multidisciplinary effort to save babies' hearts before birth brings families hope HOUSTON, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The team at Texas Children's Fetal Center, one of the nation's leading centers for treating fetal anomalies, celebrates American Heart Month with an awareness campaign that encourages obstetricians and families to consider the need for specialized care when selecting a center to...

2013-01-15 12:27:00

PRINCETON, N.J., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., the global leader in applying real-time clinical decision support to perinatal systems, today announced the results of an independent validation study on fetal strip interpretation favorably comparing PeriGen PeriCALM® Patterns software with the findings of three experts from the National Institute of Health (NIH). The FDA-cleared fetal strip interpretation technology is a component of the company's perinatal central...

2012-08-14 06:28:03

PRINCETON, N.J., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- PeriGen, Inc., and The George Washington University, the data coordinating center of the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development's Maternal-Fetal Medicine Units Network, have entered into an agreement to utilize PeriGen's PeriCALM® Patterns(TM) software in connection with a research project entitled: Computerized Interpretation of Intrapartum FHR and Prediction of Neonatal Outcomes. The primary...

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...