Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion


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A rare—1:35,000 pregnancies—complication of monochorionic twin pregnancy, involving an acardiac twin with structural defects incompatible with life, and an otherwise normal 'pump' twin. The ‘plumbing defects’ can cause TRAP-twin reversed arterial perfusion syndrome and high output heart failure in the pump twin
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[2] This congenital malformation is due to twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence in which abnormal vascular anastomoses in the placenta allow inter-twin transfusion.