For some children and families, medical intervention needs to happen before a child is born. For these unique cases, Le Bonheur has the Fetal Center – the only center of its kind in the area to care for babies from prenatal diagnosis to fetal intervention. In partnership with the University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Regional One Health, the Fetal Center treats babies diagnosed in utero with a congenital anomaly.
The Fetal Center offers the following fetal interventions:
Thanks to the Fetal Center, physicians can intervene before birth to provide a chance at life for children with unique conditions in utero.
Is the only center in the region to offer laser treatment for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
Has written the current guidelines on treating fetal anemia
Gives families access to all specialties in one setting
Partners with families and their primary obstetrician to determine the best course of treatment
Is accredited by the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine in Obstetric Ultrasound
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