Fetal Surgery

Posted On 2021-06-09 17:06:46

The field of fetal therapy has, by necessity, always involved innovation. This series describes the current state of fetal therapy but also highlights the dramatic innovations that are taking place across the field. Fetal therapy, which began in a few labs most prominently in San Francisco, is now a mature multi-dimensional field. Therapy is offered all over the world and innovation with rigorous study, trials and continued collaboration are clearly the path forward.

Editorial on Fetal Surgery
Fetal therapy: an eye towards the future
Eric Jelin, George B. Mychaliska

Review Article on Fetal Surgery
Modern fetal surgery—a historical review of the happenings that shaped modern fetal surgery and its practices
Lauren L. Evans, Michael R. Harrison

Narrative review of congenital lung lesions
Shaun M. Kunisaki

Congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a narrative review of controversies in neonatal management
Michelle J. Yang, Katie W. Russell, Bradley A. Yoder, Stephen J. Fenton

Fetal endoscopic tracheal occlusion for congenital diaphragmatic hernia: a narrative review of the history, current practice, and future directions
Erin E. Perrone, Jan A. Deprest

Abdominal wall defects
Christina M. Bence, Amy J. Wagner

Development of an artificial placenta for support of premature infants: narrative review of the history, recent milestones, and future innovation
Brian P. Fallon, George B. Mychaliska

A narrative review of in utero gene therapy: advances, challenges, and future considerations
Nicholas K. Yung, Nathan L. Maassel, Sarah J. Ullrich, Adele S. Ricciardi, David H. Stitelman

Fetal myelomeningocele repair: a narrative review of the history, current controversies and future directions
Kaeli J. Yamashiro, Diana L. Farmer

Fetal interventions for congenital renal anomalies
Ahmer Irfan, Elizabeth O’Hare, Eric Jelin

Twin to twin transfusion syndrome
Jena L. Miller

Fetal abdominal tumors and cysts
Darrell L. Cass

The series “Fetal Surgery” was commissioned by the editorial office, Translational Pediatrics without any sponsorship or funding. Eric Jelin and George B. Mychaliska served as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.