Definition of intertwin birth weight discordance.

  title={Definition of intertwin birth weight discordance.},
  author={Fionnuala M Breathnach and Fionnuala M Mcauliffe and Michael Geary and Sean Daly and John R Higgins and James Dornan and John Joseph Morrison and Gerard Burke and Shane P Higgins and Patrick Dicker and Fiona Manning and Rhona M. Mahony and Fergal Desmond Malone},
  journal={Obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={118 1},
OBJECTIVE To establish the level of birth weight discordance at which perinatal morbidity increases in monochorionic and dichorionic twin pregnancy. METHODS This prospective multicenter cohort study included 1,028 unselected twin pairs recruited over a 2-year period. Participants underwent two weekly ultrasonographic surveillance from 24 weeks of gestation with surveillance of monochorionic twins two-weekly from 16 weeks. Analysis using Cox proportional hazards compared a composite measure of… CONTINUE READING


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