Treatment Options

For some patients and conditions, the fetus requires immediate treatment. Services offered on an urgent basis include:

  • Fetal blood transfusion
  • Treatment of twin twin transfusion syndrome
    • laser, cautery, therapeutic amniocentesis
  • Treatment of fetal thrombocytopenia
  • Percutaneous shunt placement (e.g., fetal bladder outlet obstruction)
  • Minimally invasive fetal surgery
  • Treatment of fetal heart failure
  • Treatment of fetal hypothyroidism/hyperthyroidism
  • Treatment of oligohydramnios
  • Treatment of fetal hypoxia or growth restriction
  • Treatment of fetal infection
  • Treatment of fetal arrythmias
  • Drug therapy
  • Gene therapy
  • Fetoscopic electrocautery and laser surgery
  • Delivery by EXIT procedure
    • the newborn receives oxygen while its placenta is still attached to the mother until life saving procedures are done

In the six state region surrounding Kansas City, the KU Center for Advanced Fetal Care is the only facility to provide many of these procedures.

Last modified: Aug 20, 2013
Our Physicians

Marium Holland, MD
Devika Maulik, MD
Gene Lee, MD
Marc Parrish, MD
Carl Weiner, MD, MBA

OFFICE LOCATIONS

KU Medical Center Office

Medical Office Bldg., 5 flr., Pod C
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160

Gladstone Office
101 NW Englewood Rd., Suite 130
Gladstone, MO 64118

Overland Park Office
Corporate Medical Plaza, Bldg. II
10777 Nall Ave., Ste. 200
Overland Park, KS 66211

Topeka Office
Fleming Place
1111 SW Gage Blvd., Ste. 300
Topeka, KS 66604


For questions regarding services, please contact the Center for Advanced Fetal Care at (913) 588-6259.

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