Fetoscopic Spina Bifida Repair Procedure

Fetoscopic Spina Bifida Repair Procedure

Spina bifida is a birth defect caused by incomplete closure of the spine. In this video, Dr. Ahmet Baschat, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, and partner Dr. Jena Miller narrate surgical footage of a fetoscopic spina bifida repair procedure and identify the operation’s steps. They discuss 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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Johns Hopkins Medicine

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Ahmet Baschat, MD

Ahmet Baschat, MD

Director, Center for Fetal Therapy and Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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Jena Lyn Miller, MD

Jena Lyn Miller, MD

Assistant Professor of Gynecology and Obstetrics

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