The contribution of modern imaging to planning separation strategies in conjoined twins.

@article{Martnez2003TheCO,
  title={The contribution of modern imaging to planning separation strategies in conjoined twins.},
  author={Leopoldo Mart{\'i}nez Mart{\'i}nez and Julius Fernandez and Ignacio Pastor and Luis Garc{\'i}a-Guereta and Luis Lassaletta and Juan Antonio Tovar},
  journal={European journal of pediatric surgery : official journal of Austrian Association of Pediatric Surgery ... [et al] = Zeitschrift fur Kinderchirurgie},
  year={2003},
  volume={13 2},
  pages={120-4}
}
BACKGROUND/AIM An accurate knowledge of the often complex and unexpected anatomy of conjoined twins is required in order to devise appropriate surgical strategies for separation. The recent progress of imaging techniques prompts an assessment of their contribution to planning separation strategies. MATERIAL AND METHODS From 1990, we treated 8 consecutive sets of conjoined twins: 1 acardiac-acephalus, 1 epigastric heteropagus, 2 omphalopagus, 2 omphalothoracopagus, 1 ischiopagus tetrapus and 1… CONTINUE READING

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