Published in Respiratory Therapeutics Week, August 2nd, 2004
A serious birth defect, a lung lesion can compromise fetal lung growth and cause heart failure. Today, with accurate diagnosis and treatment, the vast majority of babies with lung lesions can go on to lead healthy lives.
But despite excellent outcomes, the defect is rare and successful treatment options are not widely understood in the medical community. Many parents are still being counseled to terminate the pregnancy when the lesion is discovered.
The Center for Fetal Diagnosis and...
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