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Percutaneous mini-laparotomy fetoscopic treatment of Open Spina Bifida

Percutaneous mini-laparotomy fetoscopic treatment of Open Spina Bifida

Open spina bifida develops when the spine fails to close at some point along its length during fetal development.

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Institute for Surgical Excellence Announces Eftichia Kontopoulos, M.D., Ph.D. Appointment to the Advisory Board of Directors

WASHINGTON – The Institute for Surgical Excellence (ISE) today announced the appointment of Eftichia Kontopoulos, M.D., Ph.D., to its Advisory Board of Directors. ISE is …

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Doctors at The Fetal Institute, Miami are conducting a clinical trial on the fetoscopic repair of open spina bifida

Doctors at The Fetal Institute, Miami are conducting a clinical trial on the fetoscopic repair of open spina bifida

Doctors at The Fetal Institute and The USFetus are conducting a clinical trial on the fetoscopic repair of open spina bifida. The fetoscopic repair, which does not require opening the uterus, allows the mother to deliver vaginally for the affected and for any subsequent pregnancy.

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We're honored to have Dr. Kontopoulos on the TTTS Foundation's Medical Advisory Board

We’re honored to have Dr. Kontopoulos on The TTTS Foundation’s Medical Advisory Board

Dr. Kontopoulous respects and shares the mission of The TTTS Foundation of providing babies and mothers in need with the best possible options for treatment.

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Dr. Kontopoulos is an internationally recognized fetal surgeon

Dr. Kontopoulos is an internationally recognized fetal surgeon

Dr. Kontopoulos is an internationally recognized fetal surgeon. Since 2017, Dr. Kontopoulos is member and Co-Founder of The Fetal Institute Miami.

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Dr. Kontopoulos presentation at the World Congress on Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine London 2019

Dr. Kontopoulos presentation at the World Congress on Maternal Fetal and Neonatal Medicine London 2019

Dr. Kontopoulos is a frequently invited speaker on Fetal Therapy in national and international meetings and is also very prolific academically.

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