Documentation of paradoxical umbilical blood supply of an acardiac twin in the antepartum state

P. Kirkinen, R. Herva, J. Rasanen, J. Airaksinen, M. Ikaheimo

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Abstract

In a case with one acardiac twin, color Doppler examination revealed retrograde umbilical circulation to this fetus. The pulsatile flow in the umbilical vessel of the acardiac fetus was supported by the cardiac function of the co-existing healthy twin.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)63-65
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Perinatal Medicine
Volume17
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1989

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Kirkinen, P., Herva, R., Rasanen, J., Airaksinen, J., & Ikaheimo, M. (1989). Documentation of paradoxical umbilical blood supply of an acardiac twin in the antepartum state. Journal of Perinatal Medicine, 17(1), 63-65.