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gov/pubmed/16467856) "Monochorionic Monoamniotic Twins: Neonatal Outcome," concludes " Monochorionic monoamniotic twins remain a group at risk for cord entanglement, congenital malformations, TTS and prematurity.
Umbilical artery flow velocity waveforms in monoamniotic twins with cord entanglement.
Mrs Canning said: "It's been hard when you know so many monoamniotic twins don't make it.
False positive results can occur in first trimester when monoamniotic twins may appear conjoined.
NEW ORLEANS -- The optimal time to deliver monoamniotic twins is right around 33 weeks, when the risks of intrauterine death and neonatal complications are both very low.
In 50 per cent of the cases of monoamniotic twins, one or both babies die.
Incredibly, a consultant then told Karen that she could give birth naturally, despite the fact that monoamniotic twins are nearly always delivered by Caesarian because of the danger of further cord entanglement.