Minimally invasive therapy for fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma: case series and systematic review of the literature.

@article{Mieghem2014MinimallyIT,
  title={Minimally invasive therapy for fetal sacrococcygeal teratoma: case series and systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Tim Van Mieghem and A. M. Al-Ibrahim and Jan Deprest and Liesbeth Lewi and Jacob Charles Langer and David Baud and Kate O'Brien and Robert Beecroft and Rashmi Chaturvedi and Edgar Jaeggi and John Fish and Greg Ryan},
  journal={Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology},
  year={2014},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={611-9}
}
OBJECTIVE Large solid sacrococcygeal teratomas (SCT) can cause high-output cardiac failure and fetal or neonatal death. The aim of this study was to describe the outcomes of minimally invasive antenatal procedures for the treatment of fetal SCT. METHODS A case review was performed of five fetuses with a large SCT treated antenatally using minimally invasive techniques, and a systematic literature review on fetal therapy for solid SCTs was carried out. RESULTS Five women were referred… CONTINUE READING
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