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Centre de médecine foeto-maternelle

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CHU Sainte-Justine is the provincial leader in prenatal diagnosis and fetal therapy and has become a reference center for all of Quebec and Eastern Canada.

We have a team made up of 13 doctors specializing in maternal-fetal medicine, with expertise in fetal therapy, placental pathology, viral infections, congenital heart disease, and hemostasis disorders in women. CHU Sainte-Justine has developed an international reputation as a top-tier mother-child hospital.

Our services offered include

Prenatal screening and diagnosis 

  • State-of-the-art diagnostic imaging services
  • 2D and 3D fetal ultrasound
  • Fetal heart ultrasound
  • Fetal MRI

Non-invasive and invasive diagnosis

  • Pre-implantation screening and diagnosis
  • DNA circulating in maternal blood
  • Chorionic biopsy
  • Amniocentesis

Fetal surgical therapy

  • Laser photocoagulation by fetoscopy
  • Radiofrequency ablation
  • Cordocentesis, in utero transfusion and shunt placement

Medical fetal therapy for the following condition

  • Fetal cardiac arrhythmia
  • Fetal dysthyroidism
  • Early fetal growth restrictions
  • Monitoring of very preterm newborns
  • Placental pathologies

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