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Concepts and Controversies in the Management of Multifetal Pregnancy

Rao, Kuntal and Kushtagi, Pralhad (1996) Concepts and Controversies in the Management of Multifetal Pregnancy. In: Principles and Practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology for Postgraduates. Federation of Obstetric and Gynaecological Societies of India and Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd, , New Delhi , 107-111 . ISBN 81-7179-456-4

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Abstract

Epidemiology, role of sonography in diagnosis, ante- and intrapartum management of multiple pregnancies is discussed. Controversies with respect to role of tocolysis, cerclage and fetal reduction in high order multifetal pregnancies is addressed. Issues about management of non-vertex second twin at vaginal delivery, time interval between twin births and single fetal death are also dealt with.

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Multiple pregnancy; diagnosis; zygosity; multifetal pregnancy reduction; cerclage; tocolytics; single fetal death; delivery interval
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Mangalore > Obstetrics & Gynaecology
Depositing User: KMCMLR User
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2012 07:04
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2012 07:04
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/76596

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