|Title:||Doppler sonographic detection of reverse twin-twin transfusion after intrauterine death of the donor||Authors:||Jou, H J
Ng, K Y
Teng, R J
|Issue Date:||May-1993||Journal Volume:||12||Journal Issue:||5||Source:||Journal of ultrasound in medicine : official journal of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine||Abstract:||
We report a "stuck" twin, in which a reverse blood shunt from the recipient to the donor was detected by Doppler sonography after death of the donor. This acute reverse transfusion caused intrauterine fetal distress and severe neonatal anemia of the surviving recipient. We believe that acute hemodynamic change after death of one fetus, in addition to causing a derangement in coagulation, causes immediate danger or subsequent organ damage for the surviving co-twin.
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