Congenital Heart Disease: The Value and Future of Fetal Screening


With CHD often discovered in low-risk pregnancies and associated with neurodevelopmental deficits, the need for more screening and advanced techniques is clear. In this two-part video, specialists from the UCSF Fetal Treatment Center show the potential for improved outcomes with early detection, provide indications for screening, explain how CHD impacts brain development, and explore in utero therapeutic options.

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