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A review of the mechanisms and evidence for typical and atypical twinning.
The mechanisms responsible for twinning and disorders of twin gestations have been the subject of considerable interest by physicians and scientists, and cases of atypical twinning have called for aExpand
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Transabdominal Cervical Cerclage: Laparoscopy Versus Laparotomy.
STUDY OBJECTIVE To evaluate the obstetric outcome, surgical morbidity, and pre-abdominal cerclage characteristics of women undergoing transabdominal cerclage (TAC) via laparotomy or laparoscopy. Expand
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Mid‐trimester Ultrasound Diagnosis of Isolated Talipes Equinovarus: Accuracy and Outcome for Infants
Summary: Seventeen fetuses were diagnosed with isolated congenital talipes equinovarus (CTEV) on mid‐trimester ultrasound at the Royal Women's Hospital, Melbourne, between January, 1992 and DecemberExpand
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Multiple birth families with children with special needs: a qualitative investigation of mothers' experiences.
Multiple birth remains prevalent, with prematurity and subsequent disability being common complications. However, little is known of the experiences of mothers living with the combined circumstancesExpand
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Australian national birthweight percentiles by sex and gestational age for twins, 2001–2010
BackgroundBirthweight remains one of the strongest predictors of perinatal mortality and disability. Birthweight percentiles form a reference that allows the detection of neonates at higher risk ofExpand
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The Peri/postnatal Epigenetic Twins Study (PETS).
The Peri/postnatal Epigenetic Twins Study (PETS) is a longitudinal cohort of 250 pairs of Australian twins and their mothers, who were recruited mid-way through pregnancy from January 2007 toExpand
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Expression discordance of monozygotic twins at birth: Effect of intrauterine environment and a possible mechanism for fetal programming
Within-pair comparison of monozygotic (MZ) twins provides an ideal model for studying factors that regulate epigenetic profile, by controlling for genetic variation. Previous reports haveExpand
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Laparoscopic transabdominal cervical cerclage: A 6‐year experience
Cervical cerclage has been used as a treatment for cervical insufficiency for over 60 years. Transabdominal cerclage is indicated for cervical insufficiency not amenable to a transvaginal procedure,Expand
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Chimaeric twins: Why monochorionicity does not guarantee monozygosity
Monochorionic placentation has been consideredpathognomonic of monozygosity for generations ofobstetricians. This rule has been considered so robust thatalmost all parents of twins with a singleExpand
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Urodynamic investigation in the management of incontinent women.
One hundred and sixty-eight women presenting to a Urinary Incontinence Clinic were studied. Only 52% had a urodynamic diagnosis that supported their clinical signs and symptoms. The response rates toExpand
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