Fetal Medicine

Surya Fetal medicine unit (SFMC) is a team of highly skilled specialists/ clinicians that offer the diagnosis of complications and treatment in unborn babies or fetuses. It manages both low risk and high-risk pregnancies.

Fetal medicine unit comprises of team of:
  • Trained fetal medicine specialists
  • Obstetrician and gynaecologist
  • Geneticist and counselor
  • Paediatrics and neonatology
  • Allied branches like paediatric surgeon, paediatric neurologist , paediatric orthopaedic surgeon
  • Perinatal pathologist

What we offer :

Fetal medicine unit of SFMC provides a comprehensive service throughout the pregnancy in diagnosis and management of all fetal conditions.

We are specialised in:

  • First trimester diagnosis of fetal anomalies
  • Screening of chromosomal abnormalities
  • Fetal echocardiography
  • Invasive prenatal diagnosis for chromosomal abnormalities and genetic syndrome
  • Diagnosis and management of small and growth-restricted fetuses
  • Management of multiple pregnancies and their complications
  • Prediction and prevention of preterm labour
  • Monitoring and treatment Rh Negative mothers and doing IUTs
  • Close pregnancy monitoring in women with previous poor pregnancy outcome

Aim of our Fetal Medicine Center is to provide comprehensive specialized care to women with both low and high-risk pregnancy from conception to childbirth under one roof, hand in hand with your obstetrician.

We have created an ideal setup with the latest equipment in machinery and software, entrusted in the hands of highly specialized, skilled and experienced fetal medicine specialists who will perform all diagnostic tests both noninvasive or invasive to check the development of the fetus and if required help in in-utero therapeutic correction or monitoring of the unborn baby.

Facilities available for Surya Fetal Medicine Centre

Comprehensive Obstetrical Level-lII Ultrasound by Feto-Maternal Expert 

  • Confirmation of Pregnancy and dating scan
  • First Trimester screening (Nuchal Translucency, Nasal bone, Ductus Venosus, Tricuspid regurgitation, along with first trimester assessment for fetal anomalies) (11 to 13+6  wks)
  • Early anomaly scan (>16 weeks)
  • Detailed Anomaly scan  (>18 weeks)
  • Fetal Growth scan / Estimated fetal weight, liquor & placental localization (>26 weeks)
  • Fetal Biophysical Profile  (>32 weeks)
  • Fetal Color Doppler (IUGR screening and growth monitoring using special statistical monitoring software for Indian population) (>26 weeks)
  • Fetal Echocardiography – ECHO (18 -28 weeks)
  • Multiple pregnancy assessment and management of complications
  • Prediction of mid-trimester miscarriage and preterm labour - Cervical length assessment
  • Transvaginal USG (TVS)
  • State of art 3D/4D Ultrasound

Prenatal Genetic Screening

  • Combined first trimester screening for Down syndrome  (Nuchal translucency with Dual marker test)
  • Combined first trimester screening for Down Syndrome and preeclampsia (Uterine artery Doppler with biochemistry with Dual marker)
  • Second trimester Down syndrome screening (Quadruple /Triple test)

Interventional Diagnostic Procedures

  • Amniocentesis
  • Chorionic villus sampling (CVS)
  • Fetal Blood Sampling (FBS, cordocentesis)
  • Fetal Urine Sampling
  • Fetal skin biopsy
  • Placental biopsy

Interventional Therapeutic Procedures 

  • Multifetal pregnancy reduction (Triplets and higher order pregnancy)
  • Selective feticide
  • Intrauterine transfusion in Rh isoimmunised pregnancy
  • Therapeutic amnioreduction
  • Fetal shunt procedures

Dr. Vandana Bansal

MBBS, MD (OB & GYNAE) ,DNB,MNAMS,MRCOG(UK),FNB(HIGH RISK PREGNANCY&PERINATOLOGY) Area of Expertise: High Risk obstetrics and fetal medicine, comprehensive obstetric ultrasound, colour doppler, fetal echo , diagnostics and therapeutical fetal interventions

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Dr. Mugdha Shahi

MBBS, DNB (Obs & Gyn), Post doctoral Fellowship in Fetal Medicine (MediScan) , Course in Reproductive Genetics (Medicine) Area of Expertise: Fetal Medicine specialist

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