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Screening for detecting twin pregnancy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  984146     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Estimation of HPL during the twenty-ninths to the thirtieth week of pregnancy is a simple and safe method for detecting twins. Nine out of 10 pregnant women have a value below 5.0 mug per milliliter, which excludes the suspicion of twins. In the remaining women with higher values the diagnosis can be confirmed or excluded by ultrasound or x-ray.
Authors:
M Mägiste; H Von Schenck; N O Sjöberg; J I Thorell; A Aberg
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of obstetrics and gynecology     Volume:  126     ISSN:  0002-9378     ISO Abbreviation:  Am. J. Obstet. Gynecol.     Publication Date:  1976 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1977-01-03     Completed Date:  1977-01-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370476     Medline TA:  Am J Obstet Gynecol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  697-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Humans
Pregnancy
Pregnancy Tests*
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Twins

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