Fetal lung maturation in twin gestation.

  title={Fetal lung maturation in twin gestation.},
  author={Kenneth J. Leveno and J. Gerald Quirk and P J Whalley and William N.P. Herbert and R K Trubey},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  volume={148 4},
Clear amnionic fluid was collected at cesarean section and the lecithin/sphingomyelin (L/S) ratio was used to evaluate fetal lung maturation in 42 twin gestations. The L/S ratios of twin pairs were usually similar in both numerical value and predictive accuracy except when the greater L/S ratio from one member of a pair indicated borderline lung maturity… CONTINUE READING