Monoamniotic-versus diamniotic-monochorionic twin placentas: anastomoses and twin-twin transfusion syndrome.

@article{Umur2003MonoamnioticversusDT,
  title={Monoamniotic-versus diamniotic-monochorionic twin placentas: anastomoses and twin-twin transfusion syndrome.},
  author={Asli Umur and Martin JC van Gemert and Peter G. J. Nikkels},
  journal={American journal of obstetrics and gynecology},
  year={2003},
  volume={189 5},
  pages={1325-9}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to compare monoamniotic-monochorionic and diamniotic-monochorionic twin placentas and to estimate the incidence of twin-twin transfusion syndrome in monoamniotic-monochorionic twin pregnancies. STUDY DESIGN We analyzed the angioarchitecture and cord insertion distance in 24 monoamniotic-monochorionic and 200 diamniotic-monochorionic placentas. RESULTS Compared with diamniotic-monochorionic placentas, monoamniotic-monochorionic placentas had… CONTINUE READING

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