acardiac twins

Known as: Acardiac Twin, Twin Reversed Arterial Perfusion Sequence Malformation, Acardiac Malformation 
A severe form of twin-twin transfusion syndrome that occurs in monochorionic pregnancies. The normal twin (pump twin) supplies the blood flow to its… (More)
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1946-2017
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2003
2003
OBJECTIVE Optimal management of acardiac twin pregnancies is controversial. Data suggest a 50% mortality rate in the "pump" twin… (More)
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2003
2003
Because of the uncertainty concerning the origin of the malformations in the acardiac twin, its structure was studied to see if… (More)
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2002
2002
OBJECTIVE Acardiac/acephalic twinning is a rare anomaly in which a normal "pump" twin perfuses an acardiac twin, which results in… (More)
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2000
2000
This paper describes the 5 years' experience of preimplantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) at the Brussels Free University. Our… (More)
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1997
1997
The acardius syndrome is a rare complication of monozygotic twin pregnancies, occurring in 35,000 births. Development results… (More)
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1996
1996
OBJECTIVE To describe ultrasonographic findings from 5 to 17 weeks of gestation in monozygotic twin pregnancy resulting in… (More)
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1995
1995
BACKGROUND Twin reversed arterial perfusion sequence is a rare complication of monochorionic twinning, in which the normal pump… (More)
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1991
1991
In the acardiac, acephalic twin malformation the normal co-twin is put at risk because of the extra cardiac work-load. Surgical… (More)
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1989
1989
The pathological characteristics of the acardiac fetus were studied based on 10 autopsy cases. These cases were collected during… (More)
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