Jefferson University Hospitals

Tests & Treatments

  • 24-Hour Urine Collection
    A quick, simple diagnostic test that helps to diagnose problems with the kidneys.

  • Amniocentesis
    Our maternal-fetal medicine specialists offer a variety of prenatal screening options, including amniocentesis, to help you make informed decisions about your pregnancy.

  • Cesarean Delivery
    A cesarean delivery is a surgical delivery of your baby by an incision through your abdomen and uterus.

  • Chorionic Villus Sampling
    If you and your obstetrician are concerned about genetic conditions being passed through to your unborn child, this test can provide the genetic diagnostic information early in your pregnancy.

  • Deep Brain Cooling
    If your baby is deprived of oxygen during delivery, there is now hope to minimize damage to the baby's brain with the FDA-approved Cool-Cap therapy.

  • Dilation and Curettage
    Dilation and curettage (D & C) is a gynecological surgical procedure in which your cervix is dilated and the lining of the uterus is scraped away.

  • Episiotomy
    An episiotomy is a small cut made to widen the opening of your vagina to ease delivery of your baby.

  • Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring
    During your pregnancy, you will periodically undergo ultrasound testing to ensure your unborn child is developing normally and that the heart is strong.

  • Ultrasound
    Ultrasounds vary by condition, but consist of high-frequency sound waves to look at organs and structures inside the body.