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Diagnosis and Management of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome

A Cristina Rossi, Vincenzo D’ Addario

Keywords : Twin-twin transfusion syndrome,Laser therapy,Monochorionic pregnancies,Fetal management,Fetal ultrasound,Quintero staging system

Citation Information : Rossi AC, Addario VD. Diagnosis and Management of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012; 6 (3):286-289.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10009-1251

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2012; The Author(s).


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Rossi AC, D'Addario V. Diagnosis and Management of Twin-Twin Transfusion Syndrome. Donald School J Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol 2012;6(3):286-289.

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