Transforming treatment of spina bifida with pioneering open fetal surgery
According to Neli Garbuzanova and colleagues, collaborative working underpins the delivery of highly specialised open surgery for spina bifida
Open spina bifida is a lifelong condition that occurs in about six in every 10,000 births.1 With clinical evidence pointing to improved outcomes for babies who received pioneering fetal surgery, NHS England Highly Specialised Services sought to establish a service that would enable eligible women in the UK to benefit from this treatment.
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