Enrollment in the MOMS trial was stopped in December 2010 because researchers in the study.

Enrollment in the MOMS trial was stopped in December 2010 because researchers in the study, three trial sites – Vanderbilt, the University of California San Francisco and Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia – found the method shows clear advantages over the current standard therapy nursing, surgical repair after birth.

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