fetal medicine

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fe·tal med·i·cine

(fē'tăl med'i-sin)
Study of the growth, development, care, and treatment of the fetus, and of environmental factors harmful to the fetus.
Synonym(s): fetology.
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"Fetal Medicine Department helps detect the congenital malformations during pregnancy, with the engagement of parents about the nature of the case and the need for surgical intervention, in coordination with other specialties in the hospital.
Benito comes to Saint Peter's fromAtlantic Health System, where he served as director of maternal fetal medicine for Morristown and Overlook Medical Centers.
"She and her husband Ross, 35, who are also parents to Henry, aged three, were then referred to the fetal medicine team at the RVI" [Royal Victoria Infirmary Newcastle]," Kelly explained.
Ruth said: "It all happened really quickly so there wasn't a great deal of time to worry about what the procedure would entail, I just wanted them to do whatever they needed to do to try to save our baby." The procedure was carried out during the 29th week of Ruth's pregnancy by Professor Stephen Robson, honorary consultant obstetrician at the Newcastle Hospitals and Professor of Fetal Medicine at Newcastle University.
James Keller, Vice President of Medical Management at Advocate Trinity Hospital in Chicago and Director of the maternal fetal medicine team for Advocate Children's Hospital.
While, the fetal medicine unit would be led by a team of highly-skilled specialists who would offer diagnosis and treatment of complications arising in fetus.
Dr Raja Cingapagu, Pediatric Surgeon, at Danat Al Emarat Hospital for Women and Children in Abu Dhabi who performed the surgery said, "The newborn was diagnosed at 12 weeks of pregnancy at the hospital's Fetal Medicine Unit, which was essential to prepare a treatment plan by different specialties at the hospital including the obstetricians, the fetal medicine specialists, the pediatric surgeons and the neonatologists.
Boucher-based Gilbert-Ash has signed off on a new 5,000 sq ft building for The Fetal Medicine Research Institute on Harley Street, West London, and on the headquarters of the Institution of Engineering &Technology at Savoy Place on the Embankment of the Thames River.
He previously was director of the division of maternal fetal medicine at Loma Linda University Children's Hospital in California.
ONE of Wales' leading experts in fetal medicine has urged caution about recommendations that more babies should be born outside of hospital.