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Discordant Twin

Known as: Discordant Growth 
A twin whose estimated fetal weight is determined to have 20% or greater difference from its sibling.(NICHD)
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Twin pairs discordant for disease may help elucidate the epigenetic mechanisms and causal environmental factors in disease… Expand
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Review
2012
Review
2012
Approximately 16% of twin gestations have discordance of at least 20%. We identified 14 risk factors for divergent growth that… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
BACKGROUND & AIMS Interactions between genetic and environmental factors are believed to be involved in onset and initiation of… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Objective: The relation of overweight to dementia is controversial. We aimed to examine the association of midlife overweight and… Expand
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Review
2010
Review
2010
About 30% of monochorionic twin pregnancies are complicated by twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), isolated discordant… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to examine the clinical and placental characteristics of monochorionic diamniotic twin… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to document pregnancy and neonatal outcome of monochorionic diamniotic twin pregnancies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Background: Genetic predisposition as a cause of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) has been proven by both family and twin studies… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Somatostatin (SRIF) analogs provide safe and effective therapy for acromegaly. In a proportion of patients, however, SRIF analogs… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
PURPOSE Hypospadias is a common urogenital malformation in boys. The etiology is unknown but genetic and environmental factors… Expand
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