monochorionic


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mon·o·cho·ri·on·ic

(mon'ō-kō'rē-on'ik),
Relating to or having a single chorion; denoting monovular twins.
Synonym(s): monochorial

monochorionic

adjective Referring to a single chorionic sac, which occurs in monozygotic twins

mon·o·cho·ri·on·ic

(mon'ō-kōr'ē-on'ik)
Relating to or having a single chorion; denoting monovular twins.
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Outcome in monochorionic twin pregnancies with selective intrauterine growth restriction according to the umbilical artery Doppler pattern of the smaller twin: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
A 36-year-old woman, gravida 4, para 0, was referred to our Obstetrics and Gynecology Department in a tertiary hospital with suspicion of conjoined twins in a monochorionic triplet pregnancy at 13+5 weeks of gestation.
Influence of twin-twin transfusionsyndrome on fetal cardiovascular structure and function: prospective case-control study of 136 monochorionic twin pregnancies.
In monochorionic twins, birth weight discordance is most often attributed to TTTS, inequalities in distribution of placental mass between the two fetuses, and abnormalities in cord insertion site.
Dandy-Walker syndrome and monochorionic twins: insight into a possible etiological mechanism.
Results: Of the 394 cases, 84(21.3%) were monochorionic diamniotic twins and 310(78.7%) were dichorionic diamniotic twins.
Cheong-See and colleagues conducted a comprehensive review and analysis of 32 studies of uncomplicated dichorionic and monochorionic twin pregnancies to determine the risks of stillbirth and neonatal complications by gestational age.
"I knew that TTTS affected approximately 10-15 per cent of monochorionic pregnancies and although I knew it would be part of my check-ups, I wasn't overly worried as I knew a few friends with identical twins who had all been fine," she said.
Key words: Monochorionic twins, Feto-fetal transfusion syndrome, Polyhydramnios, Oligohydramnios
Obstetricoutcomes of monochorionic pregnancies conceived following assisted reproductive technology: A retrospective study.
The twins were monochorionic diamniotic (MCDA) - which means they share a single placenta - and in the letter the trust states that it admits that abdominal pain in women expecting MCDA twins can be the first indication of the development of TTTS.