Technical challenges of a term delivery in a separated ischiopagus twin.Obstetrics and gynecology
DOI of Published Version10.1097/AOG.0b013e3182723b6c
AbstractBACKGROUND: Conjoined twins occur in one in 100,000 live births. Successful term pregnancy in a separated conjoined twin is rare. CASE: We present a 27-year-old woman, gravida 2 para 0, former ischiopagus conjoined twin with successful separation at 12 days of life. We report a successful term gestation delivered by cesarean without complications. CONCLUSION: Term pregnancy is possible in a previous conjoined twin patient having undergone surgical separation. We recommend a multidisciplinary approach with close evaluation of maternal anatomy to achieve a successful pregnancy outcome while minimizing the risk of complications.
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Citation InformationJennifer L. Krupp, Daniel C. Mandel, Katharina S. Stewart and Dinesh M. Shah. "Technical challenges of a term delivery in a separated ischiopagus twin." Obstetrics and gynecology Vol. 121 Iss. 2 Pt 2 Suppl 1 (2013) p. 478 - 480 ISSN: 1873-233X
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