Patient Stories

Meet the young patients who inspire us to do our finest work. Twins who needed lifesaving surgery while still in their mom's womb. A teenager whose new lungs helped her return to cheerleading. A toddler who faced and beat an aggressive form of leukemia. Follow their journeys here.

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Fetal Surgery Saves Boys with Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

Boys with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) have lifesaving fetal surgery at 17 weeks and become happy, healthy babies. Read their story.

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Fetal Surgery Saves Her Twins' Lives

A woman whose unborn babies had twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) has healthy, full-term babies after close monitoring and a fetal laser procedure.

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Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome Success Story

Unborn babies with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome have lifesaving fetal surgery at UCSF and are born healthy.

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