Items tagged “twins”

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Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome

Twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS) is a potential complication that can occur in a monochorionic (either MCDA or MCMA) twin pregnancy.  Epidemiology This complication can occur in ~10% (range 15-25%) of monochorionic pregnancies giving an estimated prevalence of ~1:2000 of all pregnancie...
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Twin reversed arterial perfusion

Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence is a rare complication of monochorionic pregnancies. It develops when the following conditions are present: 1. lack of a well formed heart in one of the twins (so-called acardiac twin), and 2. a superficial artery to artery placental anastomosis...
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Twin growth discordance

Twin growth discordance is a term used in obstetric imaging to describe a significant size or weight difference between the two fetuses of a twin pregnancy. To be classified as a growth discordance, some consider that the estimated fetal weight (EFW) of the smaller twin should fall under the 10t...
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Dichorionic diamniotic twin pregnancy

A dichorionic diamniotic (DCDA) twin pregnancy is a type of twin pregnancy where each twin has its own chorionic and amniotic sacs. This type occurs most commonly with dizygotic twins, but may also occur with monozygotic twin pregnancies. This type of pregnancy may have characteristic findings o...
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Twin reversed arterial perfusion (TRAP) sequence

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 23 Feb 2019
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Ultrasound
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Twin-twin transfusion syndrome - stage 1

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 10 Jun 2019
91% complete
Ultrasound
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Monochorionic diamniotic pregnancy

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 14 Jun 2019
94% complete
Ultrasound
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Anencephaly in a monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 16 Jun 2019
94% complete
Ultrasound
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Monochorionic monoamniotic twin pregnancy

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Alexandra Stanislavsky
Published 02 Jul 2019
88% complete
Ultrasound

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