Procedures

At The Fetal Institute, we offer a wide range of diagnostic and therapeutic options, including:

  • High-risk consultation, including pre-conceptional counseling
  • Patient co-management
  • Telemedicine
  • High-resolution ultrasound, including 3-D
    Color and Pulsed Doppler
  • Fetal echocardiogram
  • Non-invasive prenatal testing (NIPT)
  • Chorionic villus sampling
  • Amniocentesis
  • Amnioinfusion
  • Cordocentesis
  • Vesicocentesis
  • Thoracocentesis
  • Diagnostic fetoscopy
  • Fetal cystoscopy

Treatment Options:

  • Intravascular fetal transfusion for fetal anemia

  • Amniopatch for iatrogenic previable premature rupture of membranes

  • Medical and invasive amnioreduction for polyhydramnios

  • Percutaneous fetal sclerosis for congenital pulmonary airway malformation (CPAM)

  • Cystic adenomatoid malformation, CCAM

  • Bronchopulmonary Sequestration (BPS)

  • Intraamniotic treatment of fetal goiter

  • Thoraco-amniotic shunt placement for pleural and pericardial effusions and type I CCAM

  • Intraluminal endoscopic fetal tracheal occlusion for congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH)
    prevention of pulmonary hypoplasia

  • Vesico-amniotic shunt placement

  • Pyelo-amniotic shunt placement for bilateral ureteropelvic junction obstruction

  • Lysis of obstructive ureterocele

  • Fetal cystotomy and peritoneo-amniotic shunt placement for urinary ascites

  • Lysis of amniotic bands

  • Laser treatment of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome (TTTS)

  • Laser treatment of selective intrauterine growth restriction (SIUGR)

  • Laser treatment of type II Vasa Previa

  • Umbilical cord occlusion for discordant anomalous monochorionic twins