twin-to-twin transfusion


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twin-to-twin transfusion

an intrauterine abnormality of fetal circulation in monozygotic twins, in which blood is shunted directly from one twin to the other.
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Discordant fetal growth 2 (13) Low birth weight 11 (73) Preeclampsia 3 (20) Twin-to-twin transfusion 2 (13) Fetal respiratory distress 8 (53) Antepartum steroids 13 (87) [less than or equal to] 30 weeks 6 (40) gestational age at delivery 31-32 weeks gestational age at delivery 4 (27) 33-34 weeks gestational age at delivery 0(0) 35-36 weeks gestational age at delivery 2 (13) 36-37 weeks gestational age at delivery 2 (13) 37-38 weeks gestational age at delivery 1 (7) Table 4: Perinatal outcome in monochoroinic twin pregnancies N Pregnancy Complication GA 1 Twin A TTTS (donor) 23 weeks Twin B TTTS (recipient) 2 Twin A TTTS (donor) 25 week Twin B TTTS (recipient) 3 Twin A Cystic structure 47.
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: current understanding of pathophysiology, in-utero therapy and impact for future development.
The picture shows a case due to twin-to-twin transfusion in which the hydrops is made evident by the subcutaneous edema and the ascitis.
Intertwin anastomoses in monochorionic placentas after fetoscopic laser coagulation for twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: Is there more than meets the eye?
Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome causes one identical baby to receive a less than normal blood supply during pregnancy, while their twin receives too much.
She did have some worry, knowing that the endoscopic surgery was still considered experimental, and there had not been a lot of research done on twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
1 -- cover -- color) ON THE COVER: Brande Voss holds Trevor and Tyler, who arrived prematurely due to a condition in the womb known as twin-to-twin transfusion.
Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome: aggressive therapeutic amniocentesis.
a world leader in diagnostic and operative minimally invasive endoscopic technology, announces that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved a Humanitarian Device Exemption (HDE) for the company's Fetoscopy Instrument Sets used for selective laser photocoagulation (S-LPC) to treat fetuses with twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), a rare disorder of the placenta that affects identical twin pregnancies.
Spontaneous septostomy in twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome.
This week it emerged one set of twins had contracted twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome - a condition which causes an unequal flow of blood between the twins.