Doctors in Britain have carried out an outstanding operation, during which he removed the child from mother’s womb to be operated on and put back.
The child should be born in April, writes the Mirror.
Mother not yet born, but already operated on the kid — a resident of Burnham, her name is Bethan Simpson. Pregnant, she passed the regular examinations.
On the fifth month of pregnancy during the ultrasound examination the doctors saw of fetal abnormalities. Further, more detailed examination showed that the child has spina bifida. In this disease the spinal cord of the fetus is defective.
Bethan Simpson said that, by diagnosing her baby has an anomaly, the doctors told her about the three possible options for further developments.
“We were suggested not to interfere in the course of pregnancy to interrupt her or take advantage of the new method is to operate on the baby before birth. We agreed to the operation”, — said the Briton.
The operation was set only after a thorough inspection of the woman and her fetus. Simpson is the fourth woman in the UK who went through such therapy.
During surgery, after the child was removed from his mother’s womb, surgeons have performed the recovery of the spinal cord, and then put it back. In the womb the child is now staying until the moment of birth.
The operation was successful.
“Unfortunately, 80 per cent of children in England die after their parents learn about the disease,” said Simpson.
She urged mothers not to be afraid of the diagnosis of spina bifida, because, in her opinion, methods of treatment have changed.
Also, recall that on 5 February, a 72-year-old Vera Dmitrievna from Exactly found the fibroid 30 pounds. Doctors shocked by what he saw, saying that such formations are extremely rare.
Also, earlier it was reported that three-year-old girl named Yang Yang from China’s Shandong province has become the youngest patient in the world, a survivor of breast cancer.