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Title: Advanced twin abdominal pregnancy: diagnostic and therapeutic challenges
Authors: Dassah, Edward Tieru
Odoi, Alexander Tawiah
Opoku, Baafuor Kofi
Keywords: ultrasound
Advanced twin abdominal pregnancy
Issue Date: 2009
Publisher: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica
Citation: Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica. 2009; 1–3,
Abstract: Abdominal pregnancy remains a diagnostic challenge despite the remarkable improvements and widespread availability of antenatal ultrasound. A case of advanced twin abdominal pregnancy that was diagnosed after failed induction of labor is presented highlighting the diagnostic and hemostatic challenges encountered. The role and limitations of antenatal ultrasound as well as the importance of adhering to basic ultrasound imaging principles are emphasized as a way of ensuring an early diagnosis and minimizing the devastating consequences associated with this rare variety of ectopic pregnancy.
Description: Article published in Acta Obstetricia et Gynecologica.2009; 1–3. Also available at Informa UK Ltd. (Informa Healthcare, Taylor & Francis) DOI: 10.1080/00016340903281006
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/4999
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