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  • A Study to Evaluate Maternal-fetal Immune Responses to Fetal Surgery Rochester, MN

    The purposes of this study are to determine whether maternal T cells are activated and expand after in utero intervention, and to determine whether placental macrophages and histology in the maternal-fetal interface exhibit increased activation and inflammation in surgical cases born preterm (<37 weeks)="" compared="" to="">

  • A Study to Evaluate Minimally Invasive Fetoscopic Regenerative Repair of Spina Bifida Rochester, MN

    The purpose of this study is to evaluate a new, minimally-invasive technique (fetoscopic repair) for repair of spina bifida (MMC) during the second trimester of pregnancy. Researchers are trying to determine if this less invasive surgical approach will have less risk to the mother and, at the same time, adequate closure of the fetal spina bifida defect.

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