Fetoscopic Spina Bifida Repair Procedure

Spina bifida is a birth defect caused by incomplete closure of the spine. In this video, Dr. Ahmet Baschat, director of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy, and partner Dr. Jena Miller narrate surgical footage of a fetoscopic spina bifida repair procedure and identify the operation’s steps. They discuss the benefits of fetoscopic spina bifida repair, expected recovery for mother and fetus as well as who is best suited for the procedure.

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Ahmet Baschat, MD.

Ahmet Baschat, MD

Director, Center for Fetal Therapy Languages: English, German, Turkish Expertise: Amniotic Band Syndrome (ABS), Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia, Exit Procedure, Fetal Cardiac Defects, Fetal Echo, Fetal Hydrops, Fetal Hydrothorax, Fetal ...

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Jena Lyn Miller, MD.

Jena Lyn Miller, MD

Dr. Jena Miller is an assistant professor in the Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics and the Department of Surgery at Johns Hopkins. She is also a member of the Johns Hopkins Center for Fetal Therapy. She has a wide range of training ...

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