Our Services at the Fetal Diagnosis and Treatment Center

Diagnostic Services

  • First trimester screen
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • Amniocentesis
  • High-resolution transabdominal and transvaginal ultrasound
  • 3D and 4D ultrasound, multiplanar reconstruction, and bidirectional color Doppler flow mapping
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Fetal magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Fetoscopy
  • Cordocentesis
  • Consultation/collaboration with the Center for Human Genetics

Therapeutic Services

  • Percutaneous balloon valvuloplasty for structural heart disease
  • Selective laser photocoagulation for twin-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS)
  • Intrauterine transfusion of blood products
  • Amniotic band resection
  • Percutaneous shunt placement
  • Radiofrequency ablation and electrocautery in complex monochorionic gestations
  • EXIT procedure (ex-utero intrapartum treatment)
  • Consultation/collaboration with pediatric subspecialists

Surgical Services

  • Twin-twin transfusion syndrome surgery
  • Minimally invasive in-utero cardiac surgery
  • Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
  • 300 Halket St.
  • Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3180
  • Main Hospital/Operator:
  • To find a physician, or schedule an appointment:
    1-866-MyMagee (696-2433)
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