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Archives of Gynecology and Obstetrics

, Volume 256, Issue 1, pp 53–56 | Cite as

Serial fetal heart rate monitoring in monozygotic twin, one of which was anencephalic

  • O. Kurauchi
  • T. Ishida
  • Y. Ohno
  • H. Ando
  • S. Nomura
  • S. Mizutani
  • Y. Tomoda
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Abstract

This report describes FHR patterns of monozygotic twins, one of whom was anencephalic. The recording were made from 20 to 36 weeks of gestation. Differences were observed in the FHR patterns after week 28.

Key words

Fetal heart rate Anencephalic fetus Monozygotic twin 

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© Springer-Verlag 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. Kurauchi
    • 1
  • T. Ishida
    • 1
  • Y. Ohno
    • 1
  • H. Ando
    • 1
  • S. Nomura
    • 1
  • S. Mizutani
    • 1
  • Y. Tomoda
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Obstetrics and GynecologyNagoya University School of MedicineShowa-ku, NagoyaJapan

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