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In 1981, surgeons at the UCSF School of Medicine performed the first successful surgery on a fetus still in the womb.

For other important milestones in medical knowledge and practice credited to academic medical centers, visit the “Discoveries and Innovations in Patient Care and Research Database” at (

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