Successful ultrasound-guided laser treatment of fetal hydrops caused by pulmonary sequestration.


Microcystic or solid-looking fetal lung lesions associated with hydrops are associated with a high mortality rate. The most common of these lesions are microcystic congenital cystic adenomatoid malformations and pulmonary sequestrations (PS). Performing open fetal surgery by hysterotomy and lobectomy has, until now, been the only therapeutic option… (More)