dichorial twins

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di·zy·got·ic twins

twins derived from two zygotes.
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In dichorionic twins, there might be a difference in the genetic growth potential in some cases, but frequently growth discordance is a consequence of placental insufficiency, e.g., defective trophoblast invasion or impaired development of uteroplacental circulation.
In our dataset, the prospective risk of foetal demise was two to three times higher in the monochorionic twins when compared with dichorionic twins. This is consistent with the findings of a study conducted by McPherson et al.
Our objective was to determine the rate and degree of growth discordance in pregnancy with dichorionic twins conceived by IVF compared to those conceived spontaneously and to assess association of the growth discordance with adverse perinatal outcome.
The mean NT measurement was higher in monochorionic than in dichorionic twin pregnancies.
Delivery for uncomplicated dichorionic twin pregnancies should be considered at 37 weeks' gestation, a week earlier than is generally recommended in the United States, according to a systematic review and meta-analysis of studies that reported rates of stillbirth and neonatal mortality at various gestational ages.
of babies Perinatal NICU admissions mortality Monochorionic 27x2=54 14 [25.92%] 14 [25.92%] Dichorionic 73x2=146 22 [15.06%] 37 [25.34%] Total 100x2=200 36 [18%] 51 [25.55] Neilson et al found that in monochorionic twins perinatal mortality is increased three times as compared with dichorionic twins. (20) In present study only 4 twins were monoamniotic, out of which 2 babies died.
In one series, the incidence of cerebral palsy was 8%, compared with 1% among dichorionic twins. In twins followed to 2 years of age, rates of minor neurologic morbidity were 15% in monochorionic twins and 3 % in dichorionic twins.
72.9% patients had diamniotic dichorionic twins while 16.9% twins were diamniotic monochirionic.
This "changes the kind of tests you order and the things you see" compared with dichorionic twins, he said.
There are only monochorionic twins or dichorionic twins. This diagnosis should be written in capital red letters across the top of the patient's chart." (Am.
A distinction between monochorionic and dichorionic twins must be made.