Many advances in healthcare are built on advances in technology. In the case of fetal medicine, technology has availed an entirely new patient population. The authors report a case of severe micrognathia and Pierre Robin Sequence that was diagnosed prenatally. Antenatal planning and treatment were instituted via the Fetal Diagnosis/Treatment Team to avoid loss of the neonate's airway. An EXIT procedure was utilized to ensure a secure airway. The benefits of team care for these types of deformities are highlighted including the importance of craniomaxillofacial specialists.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery|
|State||Published - Jul 1 2010|
- EXIT procedure
- maternal-fetal medicine