Patient Care 2017-04-14T13:48:25+00:00

Patient Care

USC Perinatal Group

  • First trimester nuchal translucency (NT) screening for chromosome abnormalities and prenatal diagnosis
  • High-resolution consultative ultrasound
  • Routine obstetric ultrasound to assess fetal growth and anatomy
  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • Multidisciplinary care for complex fetal conditions
  • Minimally invasive fetal surgery and medical therapy
  • Diagnosis and treatment of medical complications of pregnancy
  • Endovaginal ultrasound for cervical length assessments
  • Preconception consultation

Institute for Maternal Fetal Health

  • Genetic conditions, syndromes, Trisomies,  etc.
  • Cardiac conditions;  hypoplastic left heart syndrome, hypoplastic right heart syndrome, Ebsteins anomaly, Shone syndrome, AV canal, atrial-septal, defect, ventricular-septal defect, Double outlet right ventricle, Tetrology of Fallot, Transposition of the Great Arteries, coarctations, truncus arteriosus, total anomalous pulmonary-venous return, complete or partial ectopic cordis, heart block and other complex congenital heart disease.
  • Neurosurgical conditions; neural tube defects, hydrocephalus, encephalocele, tumors, cysts, central nervous system abnormalities.
  • Neurological conditions and abnormalities of the brain and central nervous system
  • Urologic conditions; significant hydronephrosis, abnormalities in renal development, collecting system, urinary tract valves, cloacal defects, ambiguous genitalia, extrophy of the bladder, cysts, masses.
  • Surgical conditions; obstructions, atresias, cystic structures, masses, tracheo-esophogeal fistula, pentology of Cantrell, teratomas, oomphalocele, gastroschisis, right and left sided congenital diaphragmatic hernia, cystic adenomatoid malformations, hemangiomas, conjoined twins.
  • Otolaryngology: lymphatic malformations, atresias, micrognathia, Pierre-Robin sequence, teratomas and other airway issues requiring EXIT procedures.
  • Craniofacial; unilateral and bilateral cleft lip and/or palate, masses, tumors, and malformations
  • Orthopedic conditions; skeletal dysplasias, malformations, dwarfism, syndromes
  • Retinoblastoma program, fetal diagnosis and early intervention
  • Miscellaneous conditions: infection, immunological and metabolic conditions
  • Fetal Therapy- twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome, fetal discordance, acardiac twin, TRAPP sequence, lower urinary tract obstruction, cardiac displacement from CCAM, fetal hydrops, amnioinfusion, cordocentesis, tracheal occlusion for congenital diaphragmatic hernia.
  • OB-Gyn, including delivery of high risk IMFH patients.
  • Other sub-specialty involvement for on-going management include Neonatology, Fetal Radiology (fetal MRI), Neurodevelopmental Fetal Radiology, Pathology, Endocrinology, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, and ENT, among others.
  • Perinatal hospice, Palliative Care

Fetal Surgery Services

  • Acardiac Twins
  • Alloimmune Thrombocytopenia
  • Alloimmunization and Fetal Anemia
  • Amniotic Band Syndrome
  • Bronchopulmonary Sequestration
  • Cardiac Abnormalities of the Fetus
  • Chorioangioma
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia
  • Congenital Pulmonary Airway Malformation of the Lung
  • Iatrogenic Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes
  • Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction
  • Pleural Effusions
  • Selective Intrauterine Growth Restrictions
  • Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome
  • Vasa Previa