Echocardiographic assessment of conjoined twins.

@article{Andrews2006EchocardiographicAO,
  title={Echocardiographic assessment of conjoined twins.},
  author={Rachel E. Andrews and Colin J. McMahon and Robert W M Yates and Seamus Cullen and Marc De Leval and Edward Matthew Kiely and L. Spitz and Ian D Sullivan},
  journal={Heart},
  year={2006},
  volume={92 3},
  pages={
          382-7
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the accuracy of prenatal and postnatal echocardiography in delineating the degree of cardiac fusion, intracardiac anatomy (ICA), and ventricular function of 23 sets of conjoined twins with thoracic level fusion presenting to a single centre over a 20 year period. METHODS 13 thoracopagus, 5 thoraco-omphalopagus, and 5 parapagus pairs presenting to the authors' institution between 1985 and 2004 inclusive were assessed. Echocardiographic data were analysed together with… CONTINUE READING
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