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Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery is a topic covered in the Pediatric Surgery NaT.

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Minimally invasive fetal surgery comprises a wide array of fetal procedures that are performed without need for a hysterotomy [1]. This group of interventions ranges from entirely percutaneous procedures to fetoscopic surgery wherein multiple trocars are placed through the uterus. Although hysterotomy is avoided, depending both on the indication for surgery and the location of the fetus and uterus, maternal laparotomy with exteriorization of the uterus may be required [1][2]. All minimally invasive fetal surgeries are performed with ultrasound guidance to minimize incisions and manipulation of the uterus.

see also Fetal Radiofrequency Ablation

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Last updated: July 24, 2017

Citation

Koehler, Shannon, et al. "Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2017. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829165/all/Minimally_Invasive_Fetal_Surgery.
Koehler S, Wagner AJ, Perrone EE, Berman L, Marwan R. Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829165/all/Minimally_Invasive_Fetal_Surgery. Accessed April 19, 2019.
Koehler, S., Wagner, A. J., Perrone, E. E., Berman, L., & Marwan, R. (2017). Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829165/all/Minimally_Invasive_Fetal_Surgery
Koehler S, Wagner AJ, Perrone EE, Berman L, Marwan R. Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2017. [cited 2019 April 19]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829165/all/Minimally_Invasive_Fetal_Surgery.
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TY - ELEC T1 - Minimally Invasive Fetal Surgery ID - 829165 A1 - Koehler,Shannon, AU - Wagner,Amy,MD AU - Perrone,Erin,MD AU - Berman,Loren,MD AU - Marwan,Rony,MD ED - Waldhausen,John, ED - Powell,David, ED - Hirschl,Ron, Y1 - 2017/07/24/ BT - Pediatric Surgery NaT UR - https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829165/all/Minimally_Invasive_Fetal_Surgery PB - American Pediatric Surgical Association DB - APSA Webapp DP - Unbound Medicine ER -