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Three-dimensional sonographic features of discordant twins

  • Chizu Yamashiro
  • Toshihiro Yanagihara
  • Mari Ueta
  • Uiko Hanaoka
  • Minako Matsumoto
  • Yasuko Tanaka
  • Atsushi Kuno
  • Kenji Kanenishi
  • Yohichi Ohnishi
  • Hirokazu Tanaka
  • Keiji Hayashi
  • Toshiyuki Hata
Case Report

Abstract

Three-dimensional sonography clearly revealed significant antenatal differences in size in three pairs of fetal twins. The benefits and advantages of the use of three-dimensional sonography to visualize discordant twins in utero are visual recognition of difference in fetal size and complete impression of fetal interrelationships.

Keywords

discordant twin three-dimensional sonography twin-to-twin transfusionssyndrome 

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Copyright information

© The Japan Society of Ultrasonics in Medicine 2001

Authors and Affiliations

  • Chizu Yamashiro
    • 1
  • Toshihiro Yanagihara
    • 1
  • Mari Ueta
    • 1
  • Uiko Hanaoka
    • 1
  • Minako Matsumoto
    • 1
  • Yasuko Tanaka
    • 1
  • Atsushi Kuno
    • 1
  • Kenji Kanenishi
    • 1
  • Yohichi Ohnishi
    • 1
  • Hirokazu Tanaka
    • 1
  • Keiji Hayashi
    • 1
  • Toshiyuki Hata
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PerinatologyKagawa Medical UniversityKagawaJapan

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