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Management of a triplet pregnancy with two anencephalic fetuses and polyhydramnios.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11384816     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The occurrence of a triplet pregnancy discordant for anencephaly is rare and its management presents a clinical dilemma. We report what appears to be the first case of a triplet pregnancy with two anencephalic fetuses complicated by premature contractions and severe polyhydramnios. Its management, which results a healthy newborn weighing 1385 g is discussed.
Authors:
D Soriano; D S Seidman; S Lipitz; Y Zalel; E Schiff; R Achiron; S Mashiach
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  96     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  2001 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-05-31     Completed Date:  2001-09-06     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  229-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer 52621, Israel. didi_s@zahav.net.il
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Anencephaly*
Chorionic Gonadotropin / administration & dosage
Female
Fertilization in Vitro
Fetal Membranes, Premature Rupture
Gestational Age
Humans
Judaism
Male
Menotropins / administration & dosage
Obstetric Labor, Premature
Polyhydramnios / complications,  ultrasonography*
Potassium Chloride / administration & dosage
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Reduction, Multifetal
Sperm Injections, Intracytoplasmic
Tocolysis
Triplets*
Uterine Cervical Incompetence / complications
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Chorionic Gonadotropin; 61489-71-2/Menotropins; 7447-40-7/Potassium Chloride

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