Fetoscopic Spina Bifida Repair Procedure

Spina bifida is a birth defect caused by incomplete closure of the spine. In this video, Dr. Jena Miller, Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy physician, narrates surgical footage of a fetoscopic spina bifida repair procedure and identifies the operation’s steps. She discusses the benefits of fetoscopic spina bifida repair, expected recovery for mother and fetus as well as who is best suited for the procedure.

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Fetal therapy specialist Jena Miller narrates a video of a fetoscopic spina bifida repair, a novel, in-utero approach. Click to Tweet


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Jena Lyn Miller, MD

Jena Lyn Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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