Congenital anomalies in twins: a register-based study.

  title={Congenital anomalies in twins: a register-based study.},
  author={Svetlana V Glinianaia and Jamie M Rankin and Chris A Wright},
  journal={Human reproduction},
  volume={23 6},
BACKGROUND The risk of congenital anomalies in twins is higher than in singletons, but it is less well reported in relation to chorionicity. The aim of this study was to describe the prevalence of congenital anomalies in twin pregnancies by chorionicity and by major subtype and compare the rates with those in singletons. METHODS The study population included 2329 twin pregnancies (4658 twins) and 147,655 singletons delivered in the Northeast of England during 1998-2002. Data were obtained… CONTINUE READING
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