Prenatal surgery at 17 weeks saves Miami girl’s life

In May 2010, fetal surgeon Ruben Quintero and Dr. Eftichia Kontopoulos operated on Tammy’s baby in utero. Using an endoscope guided by ultrasound they performed a first of its kind surgery and removed the tumor from the fetus’ mouth. The surgery was performed in the 17th week of the pregnancy and Tammy, who was under … Continue reading Prenatal surgery at 17 weeks saves Miami girl’s life