Conjoined twins: Morphogenesis of the heart and a review

@article{GilbertBarness2003ConjoinedTM,
  title={Conjoined twins: Morphogenesis of the heart and a review},
  author={Enid F Gilbert-Barness and Diane Debich-Spicer and John M Opitz},
  journal={American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A},
  year={2003},
  volume={120A}
}
Five cases of conjoined twins have been studied. These included three thoracopagus twins, one monocephalus diprosopus (prosop = face), and one dicephalus dipus dibrachus. The thoracopagus twins were conjoined only from the upper thorax to the umbilicus with a normal foregut. These three cases shared a single complex multiventricular heart, one with a four chambered heart with one atrium and one ventricle belonging to each twin with complex venous and arterial connection; two had a seven… Expand
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