Perinatal outcome of twins compared to singletons of the same gestational age: a case-control study.

@article{Petit2011PerinatalOO,
  title={Perinatal outcome of twins compared to singletons of the same gestational age: a case-control study.},
  author={Nathalie Petit and Hendrik Cammu and G. H. Martens and Emile Papiernik},
  journal={Twin research and human genetics : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies},
  year={2011},
  volume={14 1},
  pages={88-93}
}
Our objective was to determine the perinatal outcome of first- and second-born twins compared to singletons, born at the same gestational age. To that end we conducted a case-control study in Flanders (Northern Belgium). During a 10-year period (01.01.1999-31.12.2008), the entire twin population - 11,154 first- and 11,118 second-born twins (cases) - was… CONTINUE READING