Document Detail

Perinatal management of conjoined twins.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  6680654     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Thorough evaluation of all twin pregnancies is necessary if prenatal diagnosis of conjoined twins is to be made more often. Application of sonography, amniography, and amniocentesis is helpful in formulating prognosis, details of delivery, and subsequent assessment. Two-dimensional echocardiography, radionuclide scanning, computed tomography, and sonography are recently developed techniques for evaluation of the neonates. Detailed planning at all stages of care is essential. Interaction among medical personnel and the family is extremely important.
W N Herbert; R C Cefalo; W L Koontz
Related Documents :
17934304 - Prenatal diagnosis of monocephalic bifacial tetraophthalmic diprosopus (conjoined twin).
22341304 - Visualization of immunoreactive growth hormone in cultured peripheral bovine lymphocytes.
7324504 - Histological study of the fetal development of the human acetabulum and labrum: signifi...
18571094 - Pregnancy-related exacerbation of iatrogenic keratectasia despite corneal collagen cros...
21854124 - Neonatal functional lung maturity relative to gestational age at delivery, fetal growth...
21900824 - Maternal exposure to unexpected economic contraction and birth weight for gestational age.
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  1     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  1983 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1985-03-18     Completed Date:  1985-03-18     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  58-63     Citation Subset:  IM    
Export Citation:
APA/MLA Format     Download EndNote     Download BibTex
MeSH Terms
Abnormalities, Multiple / diagnosis
Delivery, Obstetric
Labor, Obstetric
Prenatal Diagnosis / methods
Twins, Conjoined* / diagnosis,  surgery

From MEDLINE®/PubMed®, a database of the U.S. National Library of Medicine

Previous Document:  Localized pulmonary interstitial emphysema: treatment by bronchial occlusion.
Next Document:  Bacterial growth in human milk during continuous feeding.