Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 19th, 2000
Researchers reported these findings at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for Maternal-Fetal Medicine (SMFM), held February 2-5, 2000, in Miami, Florida.
Changes in the normal circulation of fluid within the fetal brain and around the spinal cord can ultimately result in hydrocephaly that can lead to mental retardation. Spina bifida has also been associated with decreased overall brain growth and size. Early fetal spina bifida repair appears to...
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