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Compared with dichorionic twins, monochorionic twins also have increased risk for neurologic injury including an eightfold increased incidence of cerebral palsy and for preterm birth, spontaneous abortion, intrauterine growth restriction and growth discordance, intrauterine fetal demise, and twin-to-twin transfusion drome.
Selective photocoagulation of communicating vessels in the treatment of monochorionic twins with selective growth retardation.
The causes of growth discordance in dichorionic twins are the same as for singletons, while the causes of monochorionic twin pregnancies include the following: discordant placental sharing, discordant implantation, placental transfer of nutrients and differences in insulin-like growth factors.
Multicystic encephalomalacia after first-trimester intrauterine fetal death in monochorionic twins.
We perform routine ultrasound evaluations every 3 weeks for our monochorionic twins and every 4 weeks for our dichorionic twins, in the absence of any abnormalities.
Brain natriuretic peptide and endothelin-1 in the pathogenesis of polyhydramnios-oligohydramnios in monochorionic twins.
After initial evaluation, we generally recommend that monochorionic twins be evaluated again at 16 weeks, based on research by Dr.
CALGARY, ALTA -- Monochorionic twins should not be delivered earlier than dischorionic twins as a matter of course, according to the lead investigator of a study of nearly 1,500 twins.