News FocusMedicine

Desperate Measures

See allHide authors and affiliations

Science  18 Aug 2006:
Vol. 313, Issue 5789, pp. 904-907
DOI: 10.1126/science.313.5789.904

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

Twenty-five years after the first fetal surgery was performed, doctors and ethicists are trying to learn whether and when the drastic procedures work--and whether they're worth the frightening risks. (Read more.)