FMU Paediatric Surgery Clinic
Our Staff include:
Paediatric surgeons and FMU specialist midwives.
FMU, Ultrasound Department, Saint Mary's Hospital,
Conditions dealt with:
All fetal anomalies that would require surgical repair after
delivery such as gastroschisis, exomphalos, congenital
diaphragmatic hernia etc.
What is offered to patients?
Discussion of the fetal anomaly, type of surgery required and
how old baby would be when this is done. The possible risks of the
surgical procedure, short and long-term outcome, duration of stay
in hospital and follow-up after discharge are discussed.
When is the clinic held?
The clinic is monthly.
How can I access this service?
Patients are referred to this clinic by an FMU consultant and
are usually seen at about 28 weeks gestation.