[Fetal surgery for severe congenital abnormalities].

  title={[Fetal surgery for severe congenital abnormalities].},
  author={E Danzer and Felix Schier and Bettina W. Paek and Michael R. Harrison and Craig T. Albanese},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Geburtshilfe und Neonatologie},
  volume={205 5},
BACKGROUND Over the past two decades the diagnosis of life threatening congenital malformations has evolved rapidly. Sophisticated and powerful new imaging and sampling techniques have stripped the veil of mystery from the once secretive fetus. Early detection and close follow-up of the fetus with congenital malformations have allowed us to define their natural history, determine the clinical features that affect clinical outcome, and plan management approaches to improve prognosis. Fetal… CONTINUE READING