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Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First In Utero Fetal Surgery

By Admin | November 20, 2019

Cleveland Clinic has successfully performed its first in utero fetal surgery to repair a spina bifida birth defect in a nearly 23-week-old fetus.

A multispecialty team of clinicians performed the surgery in February, and the baby, a girl, was later delivered by caesarean section near full term June 3, making it northern Ohio’s first surgery of its kind. Mother and daughter are doing well.

For more information please read, Cleveland Clinic Performs Its First In Utero Fetal Surgery, by Newsroom.

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