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Controversial issues in the management of multiple pregnancies.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11665317     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The management of multiple pregnancies represents a true challenge for all sub-specialties concerned with perinatal medicine. Many issues were neglected over the years merely because they were rare and therefore considered not sufficiently important to merit clinical trials. This paper discusses a personal selection of controversial issues, such as multifetal pregnancy reduction of triplets and twins, special cases in multifetal pregnancy reduction, need for invasive genetic studies, management of twin-twin transfusion, discordant fetal conditions, the definition of "term" in multiples, and the controversy about the mode of delivery.
I Blickstein
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Twin research : the official journal of the International Society for Twin Studies     Volume:  4     ISSN:  1369-0523     ISO Abbreviation:  Twin Res     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-10-22     Completed Date:  2001-12-04     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9815819     Medline TA:  Twin Res     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  165-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Delivery, Obstetric
Pregnancy Outcome
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal* / psychology,  standards
Pregnancy, Multiple
Prenatal Care* / standards,  trends
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