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An approach to multifetal pregnancy reduction in a pregnancy of grand order (12 fetuses).
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PMID:  12797173     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Our objective was to determine the best method to approach a multifetal pregnancy reduction of a patient with a multiple pregnancy of grand order (12 fetuses). Transvaginal ultrasound-guided reduction was performed in three stages. Successful outcome was achieved. The patient delivered twins at 37 weeks' gestation. The published and unpublished literature is reviewed and discussed in the light of this case. Our conclusion is that a multifetal pregnancy reduction of grand order can be performed in stages to achieve the desired number of fetuses.
A Monteagudo; I E Timor-Tritsch
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Ultrasound in obstetrics & gynecology : the official journal of the International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology     Volume:  4     ISSN:  0960-7692     ISO Abbreviation:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Publication Date:  1994 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2003-06-10     Completed Date:  2003-10-09     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9108340     Medline TA:  Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  339-41     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 1994 International Society of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, New York 10032, USA.
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