Increased Prevalence of Fetal Thrombi in Monochorionic-Twin Placentas

  title={Increased Prevalence of Fetal Thrombi in Monochorionic-Twin Placentas},
  author={Yuichiro Sato and Kurt Benirschke},
  pages={e113 - e117}
OBJECTIVE. Fetal vessel thrombosis has been related to pregnancy complications and adverse neonatal outcomes in singleton pregnancies, but the clinical and pathologic characteristics of fetal thrombosis in twin pregnancy are still ill defined. METHODS. To clarify the characteristics of fetal thrombosis in twins, we reviewed the histology slides and medical records of live-born infants of twin pregnancies involving the live birth of at least 1 fetus (monochorionic: 389 cases; dichorionic: 780… 

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