Twin-to-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

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Introduction

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a condition seen in monochorionic diamniotic gestations, that is twins with a single placenta, but separate amniotic sacs. The monochorionic twins develop an unbalanced transfusion via shared placental vessels.

see also Laser Ablation of Placental Vesselsand Fetal Radio Frequency Ablation

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Introduction

Twin-to-twin transfusion syndrome is a condition seen in monochorionic diamniotic gestations, that is twins with a single placenta, but separate amniotic sacs. The monochorionic twins develop an unbalanced transfusion via shared placental vessels.

see also Laser Ablation of Placental Vesselsand Fetal Radio Frequency Ablation

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Last updated: July 24, 2017