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If you would like to make a donation to the Institute for Maternal-Fetal Health fetal surgery program, please visit our donations page through the University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine.

Donate to LA Fetal Surgery

Dr. Ramen Chmait and his team provide minimally invasive fetal surgery that will cure or reduce adverse outcomes resulting from fetal conditions that would otherwise result in death or irreversible organ damage. Your gift along with donations from other grateful patients, family members and friends will help us improve our clinical care and treatment for our patients, and support our efforts in discovering new ways of caring for mothers and their fetuses.

We are committed to successful outcomes.
Call us today at 626-356-3360 to schedule a consult.

Cole Landry's Story: 2009

The Landry family.

Dr. Ramen Chmait performed the the fourth successful procedure worldwide to shrink a congenital cystic adenomatiod malformation (CCAM), a mass of abnormal lung tissue, and release the pressure on Cole's heart thereby giving him a chance at surviving. Today Cole is a happy, smiling boy.

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Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome: 2007

LA Fetal Surgery is pioneering a new treatment for twin-twin transfusion syndrome, also known as TTTS, using laser energy to seal off the blood vessels that shunt blood between two fetuses that share the same placenta.

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Lower Urinary Tract Obstruction: 2008

Fetal lower urinary tract obstruction (LUTO) is a rare condition that is caused by a blockage of fetal urination. Because the baby cannot empty the bladder, the baby’s bladder subsequently becomes very large and distended. Learn more about what LA Fetal Surgery is doing to correct this fetal condition in utero.

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