At 20 weeks, they were given the heartbreaking news that they had twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
Doctors had spotted that the babies had something called twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
Assessment of fetal cardiac function before and after therapy for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
. Am J Obstet Gynecol 2009;200:400.
Darren, 37, says they discovered early on in the pregnancy that the boys had twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
, which occurs when twins share a placenta which contains abnormal blood vessels and affects their circulation.
Danielle was diagnosed with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
(TTTS) after the boys' difference in size was noticed at only seven weeks.
?Delighted Coatbridge parents Lynsey Hay and Anthony Drake were looking forward to their first Christmas with "wee miracles" Elliot and Oliver, who had lifesaving surgery in the womb after developing twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
In monochorionic twin pregnancy, two conditions that may progress to fetal hydrops are twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
and acardiac twin, also known as twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence.
Management of stage 1 twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
: an international survey.
Stillbirth is mainly attributed to placental insufficiency and foetal growth restriction.9 Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
(TTTS) is one of the most serious complications of the monochorionic multiple gestation.
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
(TTTS) is one of the most common and most serious complications, affecting approximately 10% of monochorionic pregnancies.
The other complications inherent to twinning are discordant growth of twin, twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
, acardiac twins, death of one foetus in utero, and congenital anomalies.
The shared placenta places these pregnancies at increased risk for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome
(TTTS), a fetal-placental imbalance in which one twin "transfuses" the other.