BFM 89.9

HIGHLIGHTS 
Podcast  >  Bigger Picture  >  Health & Living  >  In-Womb Surgery for Babies with Spina Bifida

In-Womb Surgery for Babies with Spina Bifida

Professor Dr Dharmendra Ganesan, Senior Consultant Neurosurgeon

27-Jan-23 16:00

In-Womb Surgery for Babies with Spina Bifida

Spina bifida is a birth defect affecting the spine and spinal cord, which can lead to severe physical disabilities that the child has to live with. But with continued advances in treatments, including the option of surgery even before a baby is born, the odds have improved tremendously for babies with spina bifida. But what does the landscape look like here in Malaysia? We find out more from consultant neurosurgeon Prof Dr Dharmendra Ganesan.


Image Credit: Shutterstock

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


This and more than 60,000 other podcasts in your hand. Download the all new BFM mobile app.

Categories:  managing diseasemedical advances

Tags:  spina bifidaneural tube defectspinal cordlaparoscopic surgeryneurosurgerydisabilityrehabilitationoccupational therapy





Play / Pause

Listen now : BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station

Today’s Shows



11:00 AM

A Bit of Culture (REPEAT)

The Hubris of the 90s; Kam Raslan | Julian Yap | Hafiz Noor Shams

12:00 PM

I Love KL (REPEAT)

Wooden You Like To Learn Woodworking?; Loh Jon Ming, Co-founder, KitaBina

1:00 PM

Best of Enterprise (REPEAT)

Withholding Tax: The What, The Complex, and The Ugly; Thanneermalai, Managing Director, Thannees Tax Consulting Services

2:00 PM

Popcorn Culture (REPEAT)

Throwback: Clue

3:00 PM

GGWP (REPEAT)

Impressions - Stellar Blade; Najman Maliki

4:00 PM

Pick Of The Pops Ep544

6:00 PM

The Pulse (REPEAT)

Pulse Picks

7:00 PM

Dire Straits Special