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Fetal Lung Malformations

The following data represents evaluations, procedures and outcomes from the Fetal Center's inception through the end of 2021.


All Patients evaluated for Congenital Lung Malformation (CLM)

  • 34 - 2021
  • 347 - Total

Patients evaluated for high risk CLM*

  • 4 - 2021
  • 77 - Total

Survival to discharge for low risk CLM**

  • 99%

Survival to discharge for high risk CLM

  • 86%

Open fetal surgeries for CLM

  • 0 - 2021
  • 4 - Total

Survival to discharge for open fetal surgeries for CLM

  • 75%

EXIT to resection for CLM

  • 0 - 2021
  • 21 - Total

Survival to discharge for EXIT to resection procedures

  • 95%

*Defined as those with hydrops or CLM volume ratios ≥ 1.6
**Two deaths due to non-pulmonary-related problems