Publikationen

Open Spina Bifida: Why Not Fetal Surgery?

Luca Mazzone 1, 2, 3, Ueli Moehrlen 4, 5, 6, Barbara Casanova 4, 5, 6, Samira Ryf 4, Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble 7, 5, Roland Zimmermann 7, 5, Franziska Kraehenmann 7, 5, Martin Meuli 4, 5, 6

The majority of patients counseled for prenatal open spina bifida repair (SBR) do not undergo fetal surgery. The aim of this study was to analyze the reasons for this phenomenon

Journal: Karger Fetal Diagnosis and Therapie - published online: September 11, 2018

Date: 01/06/2019

1 Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, luca.mazzone@kispi.uzh.ch.

2 The Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Zurich, Switzerland, luca.mazzone@kispi.uzh.ch.

3 Children's Research Center (CRC), Zurich, Switzerland, luca.mazzone@kispi.uzh.ch.

4 Department of Pediatric Surgery, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

5 The Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Zurich, Switzerland.

6 Children's Research Center (CRC), Zurich, Switzerland.

7 Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

In utero Plastic Surgery in Zurich: Successful Use of Distally Pedicled Random Pattern Transposition Flaps for Definitive Skin Closure during Open Fetal Spina Bifida Repair

Martin Meuli  1 , Claudia Meuli-Simmen, Luca Mazzone, Sasha J Tharakan, Roland Zimmermann, Nicole Ochsenbein, Ueli Moehrlen

One of the intraoperative challenges of fetal spina bifida repair is skin closure when there is an extended skin defect. Thus, we examined whether distally pedicled random pattern transposition flaps (TFs) are a valid option to overcome this problem.

Journal: Karger Fetal Diagnosis and Therapie - published online: December 20, 2017

Date: 01/10/2018

1 Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Maternal Complications following Open Fetal Myelomeningocele Repair at the Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy

Franziska M Winder 1, Ladina Vonzun 2, Martin Meuli 3, Ueli Moehrlen 3, Luca Mazzone 3, Franziska Krähenmann 4, Margret Hüsler 4, Roland Zimmermann 4, Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble 4

Despite undoubtable benefits of open fetal myelomeningocele (fMMC) repair, there are considerable maternal risks. The aim of this study was to evaluate and systematically categorize maternal complications after open fMMC repair.

Journal: Karger Fetal Diagnosis and Therapie - published online: November 14, 2018

Date: 01/09/2018

1Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Franziska.Winder@usz.ch.

2Department of Obstetrics, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

3Department of Pediatric Surgery, Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

4Department of Obstetrics, Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, University Hospital Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.

Fetale Chirurgie bei Spina bifida (in: Spina bifida: Interdisziplinäre Diagnostik, Therapie und Beratung. 2. Auflage, Kapitel 2.4:38-48. Herausgegeben von: Theodor Michael, Arpad von Moers, Elisabeth Strehl, Hannes Haberl und Susanne Lebek. De Gruyter, 2018)

Möhrlen U., Meuli M.

Über dieses Buch:
Die grundlegend aktualisierte 2. Auflage bietet einen einzigartigen und fachübergreifenden Überblick zu den Grundlagen der Spina bifida, urologischen und orthopädischen Details sowie psychosozialen und juristischen Aspekten. Fallbeispiele machen das Buch besonders für Studenten, praxisnah arbeitende Ärzte und Physiotherapeuten attraktiv.
• Komplett überarbeitete und ergänzte 2. Auflage
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Journal: Spina bifida: Interdisziplinäre Diagnostik, Therapie und Beratung (ISBN 978-3-11-020953-2)

Date: 09/07/2018

Tocolysis for in utero Surgery: Atosiban Performs Distinctly Better than Magnesium Sulfate

Nicole Ochsenbein-Kölble  1 , Franziska Krähenmann, Margret Hüsler, Martin Meuli, Ueli Moehrlen, Lucca Mazzone, Peter Biro, Roland Zimmermann  

To compare tocolysis with magnesium sulfate versus atosiban regarding the occurrence of short-term preterm labor and maternal side effects during and after open fetal myelomeningocele (MMC) repair.

Journal: Karger Fetal Diagnosis and Therapie - published online: August 1, 2017

Date: 01/07/2018

1 Zurich Center for Fetal Diagnosis and Therapy, Zurich, Switzerland.