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Acardiac anomaly: review of the subject with case report and emphasis on practical sonography.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2945834     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The acardiac anomaly is a rare condition found only in monozygotic multiple pregnancies, usually twins. We present a review of the pathophysiology of acardia and a case report. Twin embryonic membrane formation is discussed, since a conceptual understanding of the subject is necessary for the early recognition of this and other severe anomalies. Emphasis is placed on close sonographic monitoring to insure the best chance of survival of the normal twin, who may die of heart failure if delivery is not properly timed.
Authors:
J Y Gibson; C A D'Cruz; R B Patel; S M Palmer
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0091-2751     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Ultrasound     Publication Date:  1986 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1986-12-16     Completed Date:  1986-12-16     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0401663     Medline TA:  J Clin Ultrasound     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  541-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis*,  etiology
Arteriovenous Malformations / etiology
Cardiomegaly / diagnosis
Diseases in Twins*
Female
Heart Defects, Congenital / diagnosis*,  etiology
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Placenta / blood supply
Pregnancy
Prenatal Diagnosis
Twins, Monozygotic
Ultrasonography*

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