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Managing a Live Advanced Abdominal Twin Pregnancy.

Mpogoro, F., Gumodoka, B., Kihunrwa, A. and Massinde, A. (2013) Managing a Live Advanced Abdominal Twin Pregnancy. Annals of medical and health sciences research, 3 (1). pp. 113-5. ISSN 2141-9248

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Advanced abdominal pregnancies with live twin fetuses are extremely rare and are misdiagnosed in up to 60% of the cases. Such a case is presented here, highlighting the diagnostic and management challenges encountered. A high index of suspicion in making the diagnosis of this rare variety of ectopic pregnancy, emphasizing adherence to basic imaging principles, and appropriate placental management is very important in reducing the associated morbidity and mortality.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Abdominal pregnancy,Placenta, Twin gestation, ectopic pregnancy, morbidity, mortality
Subjects: Maternal & Neonatal Health > Antenatal care
Divisions: Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences (CUHAS)
Depositing User: Mr Joseph Madata
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2013 07:08
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2013 07:08

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