How do fetal surgeons use Pythagorean theorem? 

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Fetal surgeons perform fetal surgery. Fetal surgery is defined as the use of any of a broad range of surgical techniques  used to treat birth defects in fetuses who are still in the pregnant uterus. 

Pythagorean theorem states that the square of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of...

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Fetal surgeons perform fetal surgery. Fetal surgery is defined as the use of any of a broad range of surgical techniques  used to treat birth defects in fetuses who are still in the pregnant uterus. 

Pythagorean theorem states that the square of the hypotenuse (the side opposite the right angle) is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides in a right angle triangle. 

In open fetal surgery, the surgeon is required in make an incision in the lower abdomen in the lower abdomen in order to access the uterus. This way the uterus can be partially or completely removed from the womb to solve the problematic defects in the fetus such as spina bifida and other problems. Now the pythagorean theorem is an effective method for determing the right incision site as well as the location of the defect in the fetus. 

 

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