Perinatal Medicine

For more than half a century, under the leadership of Wenqi Jin, Tingyuan Ma, Liangzhen Wen, Fuyuan Qiao and other famous experts, Perinatal Medicine department of Tongji Hospital has set up a domestic first-class platform of prenatal diagnosis and professional medical team. Perinatal Medicine department of Tongji Hospital is the technical center of diagnosis and treatment of the difficult、emergency、critical cases in Central-Southern region, the Maternal Emergency Center in Hubei Province, the first Prenatal Diagnosis center, the Quality-Control center of Perinatal Medicine Department in Hubei province. Many professors are the related domain's leaders. For example, Fuyuan Qiao is appointed the chairman of the obstetrics and gynecology department of the Wuhan Institute of Medicine, Chinese Medical Association, Suhua Chen is appointed the Standing Committee Member of Hubei Association Society of Perinatology Medicine, etc. There are totally 18 surgeons, 8 of whom being senior professors. 52 fixed beds are located, which can be used for labor analgesia, Doula delivery, B-Lynch suture compression technique, the internal iliac artery ligation, the internal iliac artery/uterine artery embolism technique, cerciage of cervix, multifetal pregnancy reduction, anodynia induced abortion and Caesarean section caused by different reasons.

Perinatal Medicine department of Tongji Hospital has rich experience in the diagnosis and treatment for pregnancy complications (eg. gestational diabetes mellitus、pregnancy associated with cardiac disease、hypertensive disorders in pregnancy、ABO/Rh incompatibility) and has exquisite operation skills. Diagnosis and treatment of hypertensive disorders in pregnancy play a domestic leading role. Perdipine, Amber and other new drugs have been used in clinical and achieved good effects. The technique of percutaneous umbilical vein is firstly in our country used to solve the problem of induction of labor in patients with placenta previa and spare the patienst from the pain of operation. Perinatal Medicien department of Tongji Hospital can use the culture of amniotic fluid cells, cord blood cells and the FISH of amniotic fluid cells for prenatal diagnosis of chromosomal disorders. Especially the FISH of amniotic fluid cells has the rapid, accurate, low risk and high success rate characteristics and bring the gospel for the patients who have high-risk results for Down's screening. And fetal system screen by three-dimensional ultrasound is introduced firstly at home, which can noninvasively prenatal diagnose various fetal birth defects. As the leading unit, it has completed the national "85" and "95" science and technology research projects. And with prenatal diagnosis, traditional Chinese and western medicine treatment and the intelligence screening and intervention after birth, reducing the birth of disabled children caused by intrauterine cytomegalovirus infection, this department has achived the Department (province) level awards.

Program Involved
Host one project from the National“85” Science and Technology Research
Host one project from the National“95” Science and Technology Research
Host eight projects of National Research Fund for Natural Sciences
Host more than 20 projects of Province Research Fund for Natural Sciences

Honors & Award
1999  First Health Ministry Prize for Scientific Advancement
      First Provincial Prize for Scientific Advancement
      First Municipal Prize for Scientific Advancement
2002  Third Health Ministry Prize for Scientific Advancement
      First Hubei Provincial Prize for Scientific Advancement
      First Municipal Prize for Scientific Advancement
2003  First National Prize for Scientific Advancement
      Second Provincial Prize for Scientific Advancement
2004  Third Yunnan Provincial Prize for Scientific Advancement
2006  First Prize of China Institute of Traditional Chinese and Western Medicine for Scientific Advancement
2008  Third Prize of the Chinese People's Armed Force for Scientific Advancement
2009  Third Prize of the Chinese People's Armed Force for Scientific Advancement

Publications
From 2005 to 2011, 335 academic papers published in national and international academic journals (39 in SCI retrieval systems, 136 in EI retrieval systems).

The Dean of the department is Fu-Yuan Qiao.