Perinatal mortality and prevalence of major congenital malformations of twins in Taipei city.

@article{Chen1992PerinatalMA,
  title={Perinatal mortality and prevalence of major congenital malformations of twins in Taipei city.},
  author={C. J. Chen and Christopher J. Wang and M W Yu and Tzu K Lee},
  journal={Acta geneticae medicae et gemellologiae},
  year={1992},
  volume={41 2-3},
  pages={197-203}
}
In order to examine perinatal mortality and prevalence of major congenital malformations in twins, deliveries in four teaching hospitals in Taipei City were studied. Among a total of 73,264 deliveries from October 1985 to June 1989, there were 844 pairs of twins. The zygosity of the twin pairs was determined by sex, placentation and 12 red blood cell antigens. There were 482 MZ and 252 DZ twin pairs identified, but the zygosity of a further 110 twin pairs was indeterminable due to lack of… CONTINUE READING

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