Items Tagged ‘fetal surgery’

August 6, 2020

“Rock star” baby hitting her milestones after fetal surgery to correct spina bifida

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

The first peek at her baby during the 20 week ultrasound turned from excitement to concern for Hetty Mollert. “It was taking longer than I expected. I thought they were just being super in-depth about everything,” said Mollert, a first time mother-to-be from Madison, Wis. “Then we learned the devastating news. The ultrasound showed our […]

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Tags: Chiari malformation, fetal surgery, Maternal fetal medicine, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, mylemeningocele, regenerative medicine, Rodrigo Ruano, Spina bifida


April 1, 2020

Mayo Clinic research finds spina bifida surgery before birth restores brain structure

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

Surgery performed on a fetus in the womb to repair defects from spina bifida triggers the body’s ability to restore normal brain structure, Mayo Clinic research discovered. Research by Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D., chair of Mayo Clinic’s Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine, finds that fetal surgery to correct congenital spinal cord defects is more […]

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Tags: #Brain regeneration, #Fetal surgery research, #hydrocephalus, #Mayo Clinic Proceedings, #Myelomeningocele, #Spina Bifida, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine


June 18, 2019

6 “firsts” in advancing regenerative medicine toward patient care

By Susan Buckles Susan Buckles

A statewide bipartisan initiative is transforming health care from a focus on treating disease to one of tapping the body’s ability to heal itself. Regenerative Medicine Minnesota is a legislative initiative aimed at improving health by advancing regenerative medicine in research, technology, education and patient care across the state. Minnesotans statewide struggle with chronic conditions […]

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Tags: #Dr. Jakub Tolar, #regenerative medicine eduation, #stem cell research, #University of Minnesota Medical Schoo, artificial liver, Dr. Andre Terzic, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic Center for Regenerative Medicine, Medical Research, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, spinal cord injury


June 21, 2018

Regenerative Medicine in Novel Fetal Therapy Program

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

A life-saving procedure improves fetal lung health and reduces post-natal complications Specialists at Mayo Clinic are pioneering a life-saving procedure as part of a clinical trial for babies with congenital diaphragmatic hernia (CDH). When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Waiting for the baby to be […]

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Tags: CDH, Center for Regenerative Medicine, clinical trial, congenital diaphragmatic hernia, Dr. Denise Klinkner, Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, fetal surgery, Medical Research, pediatric surgery, pulmonary hypoplasia, regenerative medicine


June 29, 2017

Regenerative Therapy for Pulmonary Hypoplasia – Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D.

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc

When a baby’s lungs are not adequately developed at birth, severe complications and even death can result. Rodrigo Ruano, M.D., Ph.D.,  a recent Regenerative Medicine Minnesota Translational Research Grant recipient, brings expertise in a technique that uses a minimally invasive procedure to intervene while the fetus is still in the uterus. He will participate as one […]

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Tags: Dr. Rodrigo Ruano, fetal surgery, Mayo Clinic, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, Regenerative Medicine Minnesota, stem cells


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