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Advanced Fetal Care Center (BCH)

Directors: Kourembanas, Stella, M.D.; Tworetzky, Wayne, M.D.

Summary:

The mission of the Advanced Fetal Care Center (AFCC) is to provide the finest diagnosis and care for a mother carrying a baby with a congenital anomaly. For these families, our center offers entry to a continuum of care and support that extends throughout childhood--from prenatal diagnosis and counseling, through treatment and long-term follow-up. On rare occasions, our team will recommend and perform intervention during fetal life. Our physicians, who represent all pediatric subspecialty areas, work with a wide range of babies with anomalies. Together, they have developed ground-breaking procedures in fetal medicine and surgery.

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Instruments

  • GE Voluson E10 Ultrasound ( Ultrasound machine )

  • Philips EPIQ 7C ( Ultrasound machine )

  • Siemen’s ACUSON Sequoia S2000 ( Ultrasound machine )

    The ACUSON S2000™ ultrasound system, HELX™ Evolution with Touch Control was designed with a dedicated focus on General Imaging and Women’s Health. It offers new levels of workflow efficiency, imaging performance and sustainability. The system is Siemens' premium ultrasound system that offers unique solutions, such as elastography imaging, multi-modality review and contrast-enhanced ultrasound.

Services

  • Advanced ultrasound imaging ( Access service )

    "Clinical examinations are performed in two exam rooms in the AFCC. Either machine can be used portably for fetal procedures in the operating room."

  • Echocardiography of Fetus ( Service )

    Examinations performed in three exam rooms in the AFCC. Any machine can be used portably.


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Last updated: 2019-02-11T09:25:27.460-06:00

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