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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Con las siguientes palabras clave: acardiac fetus, acardiac twin y twin reversed arterial perfusion secuence, se hizo la busqueda en las bases de datos de Medline y Ovid de la literatura publicada en idioma ingles desde el ano 1989 hasta el 2007.
Molecular genetic etiology of twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence.
Severe polyhydramnios in twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence: successful management with intrafetal alcohol ablation of acardiac twin and amniodrainage.
Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence in association with VACTERL association: a case report.
Successful intrauterine treatment with radiofrequency ablation in twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence: a case report and review of literature.