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Delivery of a live newborn in a triplet pregnancy complicated by preeclampsia after intrauterine demise of two and expulsion of one triplet: a case report.
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PMID:  19183099     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Delayed interval delivery in twin pregnancies is an unusual occurrence, even more so in triplet pregnancies. We report on a delayed interval delivery in a dichorionic triamniotic triplet pregnancy after in vitro fertilization (IVF). Because of severe twin to twin transfusion syndrome (TTTS), two fetuses demised at 22 weeks of gestation. One of the two fetuses spontaneously aborted at 25 weeks of gestation. The remaining live fetus and the second demised fetus were delivered by cesarean section 9 weeks later because of the occurrence of preeclampsia. This case indicates that delayed interval delivery in triplets is possible and that preeclampsia can occur after intrauterine demise of two fetuses.
Willibald Zeck; E-C Weiss; M Mörtl; C Stern; S Schneuber; U Lang; D Schlembach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of women's health (2002)     Volume:  18     ISSN:  1931-843X     ISO Abbreviation:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Publication Date:  2009 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-02-02     Completed Date:  2009-07-14     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101159262     Medline TA:  J Womens Health (Larchmt)     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  269-71     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Medical University of Graz, Austria.
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MeSH Terms
Abortion, Spontaneous
Cesarean Section
Fertilization in Vitro
Fetal Death / etiology*
Fetofetal Transfusion / complications*,  ultrasonography
Live Birth*
Pre-Eclampsia / etiology*

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